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CIHR – Catalyst Grant: Indigenous Approaches to Wellness Research

by Nicole Gervais | Sep 08, 2017

The Indigenous Approaches to Wellness funding opportunity is expected to:

  • Build evidence through the application of Indigenous Ways of Knowing to understand factors and concepts related to Indigenous wellness;
  • Begin the mobilization of this evidence towards assisting Indigenous Peoples and communities to achieve wellness;
  • Support the development of future applications for more comprehensive community-based research that explores existing, unique and/or novel ideas that promote Indigenous wellness;
  • Increase Indigenous health research leadership capacity and development by engaging communities to establish strong and sustainable community partnerships; and
  • Support high quality CBR processes that foster transformational outcomes and knowledge mobilization activities.

Funding Details: The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $2,100,000, enough to fund approximately 14 grants. This amount may increase if additional funding partners participate. The maximum amount per grant is $150,000 for one year. Additional Details LOI Deadline: September 19, 2017

Internal HRS Deadline: October 3, 2017

Sponsor Deadline: October 17, 2017


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