Nutrition Research Funding Program – LOI

Community, Regional & Enterprise Development
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Well-being, Health and Biomedical Discovery


Academic Unit: inquire with unit

Memorial Deadline: RIS review not required for LOI

External Deadline: Friday 1st, December 2023


DFC’s Nutrition Research Funding Program offers financial support for research projects on the role of dairy products in human nutrition and health, and sustainable diets. Studies are peer-reviewed and selected by an expert committee comprised of renowned Canadian researchers with expertise in various areas of food science, nutrition, health and medicine.

The objective of the Nutrition Research Funding Program is to gain a better understanding of the specific role of dairy products in attaining and maintaining optimal health as well as their contribution in a sustainable diet. DFC considers proposals that have nutrition and health implications for Canadian dairy products are relevant to Canadian dairy farmers, and address at least one of DFC’s research priorities.

December 1st, 2023 Letter of Intent Submission Deadline
Mid-February 2024 Decisions communicated to Applicants
April 8, 2024 Grant Proposal Deadline (by invitation only)
Fall 2024 Decisions communicated to Applicants

See website for further information.


Letter of Intent Form_DFC Nutrition Research Funding Program

GUIDELINES_DFC Nutrition Research Funding Program_Sept. 2023

Funding Sources

Dairy Farmers of Canada

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: October 24, 2023