Please note: The following information is now available on the Faculty & Staff Gateway on the Research funding, grants, & awards page in the Teaching, research, & creative activity site.

NSERC Research Tools and Instruments Program (RTI)


Submissions are made directly to NSERC using the Research Portal. A Canadian Common CV is required. The deadline is October 26.


Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Key Dates
There are 3 application deadlines each year.

Submission Date Internal Deadline for Expression of Interest Date of Decision from CFI
February 15 October 15 Late June
June 15 February 15 Mid November
October 15 June 15 Early March

 Internal Process for CFI Applications: Intake, Internal Approval, and Submission to CFI 
 CFI Internal Expression of Interest Form
CFI Budget Template
CFI-IOF (Infrastructure Operating Funds) Policy and Procedures
CFI Policy and Program Guide
CFI Guide to Preparing a Proposal