Funded projects

CFI funding is awarded through a merit-review process that involves researchers and administrators from research institutions and the private sector. These volunteers review proposals, typically in committees, and make funding recommendations. The recommendations are then reviewed by the CFI Board of Directors for final funding decisions.

See below for a list of projects awarded CFI funding since 1997.

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List of funded projects

To obtain a complete list of funded projects, download one of the files below. This list is updated following each National funding announcement.

Last update: March 2021

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Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
BC Cancer, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority $27,800,000 1
British Columbia Institute of Technology $1,982,448 10
Camosun College $1,726,563 2
College of New Caledonia $42,197 1
Emily Carr University of Art + Design $2,018,037 9
Justice Institute of British Columbia $50,000 1
Kwantlen Polytechnic University $3,370,485 4
Ocean Wise Conservation Association $617,859 1
Okanagan College $46,763 1
Royal Roads University $1,018,578 9
Selkirk College $543,756 1
Simon Fraser University $142,578,521 206
The University of British Columbia $535,868,890 947
Thompson Rivers University $3,934,848 21
Trinity Western University $893,046 4
University of Northern British Columbia $6,826,799 38
University of the Fraser Valley $264,323 5
University of Victoria $271,034,954 219
Vancouver Island University $6,223,680 20
British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique $1,006,841,747 1,500
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Athabasca University $2,555,176 17
Lakeland College $571,001 1
Lethbridge College $1,716,740 2
Mount Royal University $567,110 3
Olds College $4,654,585 7
Red Deer College $187,600 1
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology $5,431,205 7
The King's University $298,708 2
The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) $3,424,688 5
TRLabs $3,727,387 1
University of Alberta $337,328,326 567
University of Calgary $216,345,182 360
University of Lethbridge $13,309,226 49
Alberta / Alberta $590,116,934 1,012
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
First Nations University of Canada $413,782 2
University of Regina $17,508,088 85
University of Saskatchewan $421,551,169 308
Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan $439,473,039 1,022
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Brandon University $3,423,210 23
Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and Technology $3,550,788 4
St. Boniface General Hospital $1,050,809 2
The University of Winnipeg $13,771,233 33
University of Manitoba $97,923,789 306
Manitoba / Manitoba $119,719,829 368
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Algoma University $576,817 7
Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology $1,581,244 2
Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care $12,573,828 2
Brock University $13,948,484 64
Carleton University $106,950,590 151
Centennial College $997,810 1
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health $23,276,655 4
Compute Canada $121,628,676 2
Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning $2,695,960 5
Fanshawe College $1,382,993 4
George Brown College $5,155,903 6
Georgian College of Applied Arts & Technology $33,476 1
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation $43,790,845 2
La Cité collégiale $2,424,315 5
Lakehead University $9,621,533 62
Lambton College $3,476,105 6
Laurentian University $8,056,612 66
London Health Sciences Centre $3,196,857 1
London Regional Cancer Program $211,500 1
Loyalist College $1,000,000 1
McMaster University $252,212,472 390
Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology $1,520,760 2
Niagara College $2,334,884 4
Nipissing University $2,333,754 19
Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology $191,466 1
Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD University) $6,508,315 6
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research $12,503,258 1
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics $16,000,309 2
Queen's University $360,319,061 352
Royal Military College $3,033,209 13
Ryerson University $16,810,603 86
Sault College $1,532,535 3
Seneca College $676,035 2
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning $5,182,859 8
Sinai Health System $105,976,417 18
Sir Sandford Fleming College $4,886,038 7
St. Joseph's Health Care London $15,824,857 4
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton $11,262,736 2
St. Lawrence College $196,000 1
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre $84,884,174 12
The Hospital for Sick Children $223,481,932 30
The Ottawa Hospital $27,036,118 2
The University of Western Ontario $270,619,152 353
Trent University $17,054,698 59
Unity Health Toronto $3,520,595 2
University Health Network $212,574,751 28
University of Guelph $125,073,692 322
University of Ontario Institute of Technology $3,581,197 40
University of Ottawa $255,713,626 362
University of Toronto $515,321,991 1,046
University of Waterloo $175,427,448 401
University of Windsor $26,085,932 113
Wilfrid Laurier University $16,443,117 78
Women's College Hospital $2,149,835 2
York University $49,679,660 162
Ontario / Ontario $3,190,533,689 4,326
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Bishop's University $961,236 9
Campus Notre-Dame-de-Foy $20,421 1
Cégep André-Laurendeau $1,016,400 3
Cégep de Baie-Comeau $1,000,000 1
Cégep de Chicoutimi $152,119 1
Cégep de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue $1,690,314 3
Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles $1,904,070 3
Cégep de La Pocatière $1,573,462 4
Cégep de Lévis-Lauzon $1,067,104 3
Cégep de Rimouski $458,025 2
Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup $573,257 1
Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe $3,967,841 10
Cégep de Saint-Jérôme $2,413,306 2
Cégep de Saint-Laurent $49,998 1
Cégep de Sainte-Foy $198,400 1
Cégep de Sept-Îles $1,037,465 2
Cégep de Shawinigan $2,839,911 7
Cégep de Sorel-Tracy $999,768 1
Cégep de Thetford

$1,412,103

3
Cégep de Trois-Rivières $8,718,696 14
Cégep de Victoriaville $1,426,035 2
Cégep Édouard-Montpetit $2,291,739 4
Cégep Marie-Victorin $49,750 1
Cégep régional de Lanaudière $399,437 1
Cégep Vanier College $140,170 1
Collège Ahuntsic $847,332 2
Collège d'Alma $900,000 1
Collège de Maisonneuve $1,332,678 4
Collège Mérici $487,480 1
Concordia University $37,429,179 114
FPInnovations $3,862,000 3
HEC Montréal $7,013,786 18
Institut de technologie agroalimentaire $932,297 2
McGill University $421,562,424 803
McGill University Health Centre $99,988,343 1
Polytechnique Montréal $104,475,544 125
Université de Montréal $371,221,709 645
Université de Sherbrooke $99,235,157 226
Université du Québec - École de technologie supérieure $19,516,952 47
Université du Québec - École nationale d'administration publique $609,604 3
Université du Québec - Institut national de la recherche scientifique $84,125,014 104
Université du Québec - Télé-université $5,290,959 14
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi $21,113,210 47
Université du Québec à Montréal $34,383,478 143
Université du Québec à Rimouski $15,631,159 50
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières $12,432,195 52
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue $5,552,522 23
Université du Québec en Outaouais $5,900,678 22
Université Laval $316,147,890 520
Québec / Québec $1,706,352,617 3,051
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Collège communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick $187,338 1
Mount Allison University $4,128,644 31
St. Thomas University $610,531 6
Université de Moncton $5,206,699 39
University of New Brunswick $24,726,207 130
New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick $34,859,419 207
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Acadia University $5,840,995 30
Cape Breton University $3,650,979 28
Dalhousie University $146,982,752 306
GPI Atlantic $126,000 1
IWK Health Centre $3,085,852 2
Mount Saint Vincent University $3,377,013 28
Nova Scotia Agricultural College $6,206,968 38
Nova Scotia Community College $3,093,906 5
NSCAD University $492,794 4
Saint Mary's University $7,275,125 43
St. Francis Xavier University $4,786,863 46
Université Sainte-Anne $173,550 2
Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Écosse $185,092,797 533
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
University of Prince Edward Island $10,185,131 38
Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Édouard $10,185,131 39
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
College of the North Atlantic $670,060 1
Marine Institute of Memorial University $350,000 1
Memorial University of Newfoundland $76,116,903 174
Newfoundland and Labrador / Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador $77,136,963 176
Institution / Établissement Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Aurora College $1,857,272 2
Northwest Territories / Territoires du Nord-Ouest $1,857,272 1
  Maximum CFI contribution / contribution maximale de la FCI # of projects / # de projets
Total - Infrastructure projects / Projets d'infrastructure $7,362,169,437 11,618
     
Infrastructure Operating Fund - Maximum Allocation / Fonds d'exploitation des infrastructures - enveloppe maximale $1,579,206,475  
     
Total $8,941,375,912 11,618

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