Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity: Community Based Research in Climate Change Priority Areas

This funding opportunity is now available on ResearchNet. Application deadline: September 12, 2024


The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) under the scientific leadership of the Institute of Infection and Immunity (III), in partnership with the Institute of Aging (IA), the Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH), and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the Community Based Research in Climate Change Priority Areas Funding Opportunity.


The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support the partnered work of communities and researchers in knowledge development and capacity-building initiatives of relevance to communities working to combat the differential health impacts of climate change.

Research Areas

This funding opportunity will support planning and development activities and/or research related activities at the community level relevant to one of the following research areas:


The specific objectives of this funding opportunity are to:


CIHR will be hosting a webinar to inform participants about the requirements of this funding opportunity and to answer questions. To find out more information and to register, visit the Webinars page.

Funds Available

The total amount available for this funding opportunity is anticipated to be $1,625,000, enough to fund approximately 13 grants at a maximum amount of $125,000 per grant per year for up to one year.

Of this $1,625,000:

Anticipated Timelines

These timelines are estimates and subject to change

Webinar: Late Spring 2024
Launch: Spring 2024
Registration Deadline: Late Summer 2024
Application deadline: Fall 2024
Funding Start Date: Spring 2025

The official CIHR funding opportunity will be posted on ResearchNet in the coming weeks.

For a full list of CIHR funding opportunities, please visit ResearchNet.

Contact information

CIHR Contact Centre
For general inquiries please contact:

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is anticipatory only and does not represent an official funding commitment by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Accordingly, the information, contained herein may differ from the official funding opportunity that will be published on ResearchNet

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