July 29, 2015
The John R. Evans Leaders Fund is, in a sense, a celebration of remarkable people. Its fundamental goal is to help Canadian universities support the world’s top researchers by giving them the tools...
March 29, 2016
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: October 2016...
April 29, 2016
2006 LEADING EDGE FUND COMPETITION
Call For Proposals
Published July 12, 2005
2006 Leading Edge Fund Competition - Key Features
Strengthen highly competitive research or...
April 28, 2016
Leading Edge and New Initiatives Funds
Note: This competition is now closed. The CFI is no longer accepting proposals.
CFI-funded infrastructure helps attract top researchers to Canadian...
April 29, 2016
Reflecting the key role outlined for the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) in the Government of Canada’s Science and Technology Strategy, the 2009 Leading Edge (LEF) and New...
April 15, 2016
The fundamental goal of the John R. Evans Leaders Fund is to help universities attract and retain the world’s top researchers by giving them the tools they need to push the boundaries of their work....
December 5, 2007
Following its pan-Canadian consultation process, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has refined the Leading Edge (LEF) and New Initiatives (NIF) Funds to meet the evolving needs of its client...
February 19, 2008
Call for Proposals
October 17, 2005
The 2006 Leading Edge Fund (LEF) proposal lists submitted to the CFI indicate that approximately 250 LEF applications requesting nearly $700M will be submitted to this competition.
We are posting the...
March 4, 2016
We contribute to the ongoing operating and maintenance (O&M) needs of national research facilities through the Major Science Initiatives (MSI) Fund.
Fund overviewImportant datesApplication...