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Funding opportunities

Our suite of funds is designed to meet the needs of Canadian research institutions and their researchers, across all disciplines from discovery to technology development. We provide funding for Canada’s universities, colleges, not-for-profit research organizations and research hospitals to both acquire research infrastructure and to support the ongoing operation and maintenance of the tools and facilities we fund.

Funding opportunities

Browse our different funds to find new competitions and deadlines to submit proposals

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John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF)

At a time of intense international competition, the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) is a critical strategic investment tool designed to help institutions attract and retain the very best of today’sand tomorrow’s researchers

Check out our past funding competitions to find information for managing your awards, including earlier editions of our Policy and program guide

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Report on results

CFI investments advance Canadian research and innovation and generate economic and societal benefits. Our annual report on results is a summary of those outcomes produced by CFI-funded projects