LDI Internal Deadline for Grant Applications - For Principal Investigators

Operating Grants --- LDI Internal Deadline. Unless otherwise noted, Lead Applicant must submit at least 3 business days in advance of the funding agency deadline. The three-day deadline is intended to allow maximum time for applicants to work on their application, while ensuring that the LDI Grants Office be able to complete a basic review of the application and secure institutional signatures in a timely fashion. The LDI internal deadline listed in the Table below is based on requiring at least 3 business days.

Institutional Letters of Support --- Lead Applicant must request the Institutional Letters at least 1 week (5 business days) before funding agency submission deadline.

Subrecipient Questionnaire/Certification (required for PIs/Co-PIs applying to US-based Funding Agencies) ---- PIs/Co-PIs must request the informations to the Grants Office at least 1 week (5 business days) before US institution deadline.

Please click on the competition links for further details, eligibility criteria, submission processes, and more. Deadlines indicated below are the Agency deadlines and are subject to change without notice. Please note that this is NOT a comprehensive listing as new funding opportunities can be announced throughout the year.

Funding Deadline Calendar
(Listed in alphabetical order by Agency/Sponsor name)

Funding Agency/Sponsor Competition Title/Program Name Pre-Application required Pre-Application Deadline JGH/LDI Application Submission Deadline Agency Application Deadline Funding Keywords
American Heart Association (AHA) Transformational Project Award LOI N/A Feb 12, 2024 at noon Feb 15, 2024 (By invitation) Supports highly innovative, high-impact projects to accelerate the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular research
Brain Canada Foundation - Future Leaders Future Leaders LOI Nov 29, 2023 (5:00 pm E.T.) Mar 18, 2024 at noon Mar 20, 2024 (5:00 pm E.T.) Open to Early-career researchers, to encourage innovative, unorthodox, and exploratory research
Canadian Cancer Society Workplace Cancer Research Grants Abstract Registration Nov 9, 2023 Jan 29, 2024 at noon Feb 1, 2024 Platform support grants
Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leader Fund (CFI JELF) LOI Around end-Sept. 2023 (See McGill Internal Deadline) See McGill Internal Deadline Feb 15, 2024 Equipment Grants for New Investigators
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants Registration Feb 7, 2024 March 4, 2024
at noon
March 6, 2024 Operating grants
Anticipated Notice of Decision July 17, 2024
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Planning & Dissemination Grants -- -- Mid-Feb 2024 Around Feb 10, 2024 Planning & Dissemination Grants
Cancer Research Society (CRS) CRS Operating Grants LOI Dec 13, 2023 Feb 12, 2024 at noon Feb 13, 2024 Operating grants in cancer
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé PRIORITÉ PATIENT – FRQ-S Grants

Oct 10, 2023 Nov 27, 2023
at noon
Nov 30, 2024 PRIORITÉ PATIENT – Grants to improve the quality of cancer care and service trajectories in Québec
Fonds de recherche du Québec – BIODIVERSA+ Biodiversa+ : Solutions fondées sur la nature pour la biodiversité, le bien-être humain et le changement transformateur – BiodivNBS Pré-demande Nov 10, 2023 April 8, 2024
at noon
April 9, 2024 Solutions fondées sur la nature pour la biodiversité, le bien-être humain et le changement transformateur
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada LLS Operating Grants LOI Oct 26, 2023 Jan 29, 2024 Feb 1, 2024 Understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of blood cancer
Leukemia Research Foundation - US LRF Grants LOI Feb 16, 2024 (12:00 pm C.T.) April 23, 2024 April 26, 2024 (12:00 pm C.T.) New Investigators, Blood Cancers
Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network Clinician Scientist Award Registration Dec 18, 2023 Feb 7, 2024
at noon
Feb 9, 2024 Collaborative platform that aims to close the gap between research in the lab and patient care in the clinic
New Frontiers in Research Fund NFRF Exploration Stream NOI Oct 12, 2023 (8:00 pm E.T.) Aug 10, 2024 Mid-August, 2024 High-risks, high-reward and interdisciplinary research
New Frontiers in Research Fund NFRF 2024 Transformation


Oct 24, 2023 (8:00 pm E.T.)

Jan 10, 2024 (8:00 pm E.T.)
Sept 3, 2024 (8:00 pm E.T.) Sept 5, 2024 (8:00 pm E.T.) Large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change (high-reward)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada NSERC Discovery Grants NOI Aug 1, 2023 Nov 10, 2023 at McGill (UReview) Nov 12, 2023
Support research at the Lady Davis Institute - Jewish General Hospital