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Research Grants

Grants-in-Aid of Research

The 2019 competition is open.

Please note: The deadline to apply has been extended from Friday, November 23, 2018 to Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

The deadline to submit a Notice of Intent to Apply for the 2019 competition is Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Applicants who submit a Notice of Intent to Apply are invited to submit a full application by Friday, January 18, 2019.


The Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Grants-in-Aid of Research program supports research on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This research program helps advance prevention, treatments, health policy and, ultimately find cures. Grants support research projects with a defined objective, conducted by an investigator working alone or in collaboration with others.

Grants are awarded for a maximum of three years, at maximum $125,000 per annum.

Deadlines

Applications must be submitted through a two-stage application process. Applicants who submit a Letter of Intent are invited to submit a Full Application by the deadline specified.

  1. Notices of Intent to Apply are due by 5 pm (EST) on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
  2. Full applications are due by 5 pm (EST) on Friday, January 18, 2019.

Applying for a Grants-in-Aid of Research grant

Applicants must complete the online applications available via the proposalCENTRAL website. Applications are not accepted via email or mail. 

Review Application Instructions for details on how to submit an application.

Grant Guidelines

Please see the Grant Guidelines for details on grant eligibility, and nomination and selection procedures. 

Innovations in IBD Research

The 2019 competition will open in November 2018. Applications are due by Friday, January 18, 2019.

Crohn's and Colitis Canada invites applications for an Innovations Grant, to fund novel or innovative approaches to IBD research. This grant is intended to stimulate and support research which may not be encompassed within the boundaries of traditional medical research. Research proposals must conform to sound principles of research and may aim to collect pilot data for follow-on application(s). Our organization seeks mission relevance and excellence as well as innovation.

Grants to a maximum of $50,000 for one year may be awarded.

Deadline

  • Applications are due by 5 pm (EST) on Friday, January 18, 2019.

Submitting your Innovations in IBD application 

Applicants must complete the online application available via the proposalCENTRAL website. Applications are not accepted via email or mail. 

Grant Guidelines

Please see the Grant Guidelines for details on grant eligibility, and nomination and selection procedures.

Contact information 

For technical support with your online application, contact proposalCENTRAL:

pcsupport@altum.com
1-800-875-2562 (Toll-free)
Weekdays, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST

For program information or application content requirements, contact Crohn’s and Colitis Canada:

Research Grants & Evaluation Specialist
Telephone: (416) 920-5035 ext. 252
Email: research@crohnsandcolitis.ca 

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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