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Canadian Cancer Society: Health Equity Research Grants

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


Up to $8,000 for application development & $450,000 over three years for successful recipients.


  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Health Sciences


  • Canadian Cancer Society


Internal Deadline:

March 12, 2024

Sponsor Deadline:

September 10, 2024

Additional Dates:

  • LOI HRS Due Date - March 12, 2024
  • LOI ROADS Due Date - March 19, 2024
  • LOI Sponsor Due Date - March 26, 2024
  • Application Due Date (by invitation) - September 10, 2024


This opportunity supports research projects that seek to advance cancer-related health equity. Projects must be collaborative, co-created by people both affected by cancer and by structural marginalization, and designed to address the systemic, structural, and institutional factors that sustain health disparities in Canada. Breast cancer in underserved communities has been identified as a key priority area.


Additional Details.


If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.

For more information and how to apply, contact Virginia Viscardi, ROADS.