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Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is Canada’s leading community-driven breast cancer charity dedicated to funding relevant and innovative research and supporting and advocating for the breast cancer community. As the largest non-governmental funder of breast cancer research in Canada, our investments in research and training are changing the landscape of what is known and understood about breast cancer, facilitating advancements in prevention, earlier detection, treatment, and support.

CBCF’s broad network of donors and supporters has made possible the investment of over 650 grants across Ontario since 1986.

ONTARIO REGION GRANTS: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Researchers, physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, collaborative research teams, graduate students and post-graduate fellows from across Ontario are invited to apply for funding through the Foundation’s peer-reviewed grant competitions.

Ontario Region is now accepting applications to the program areas outlined below:

Please click below for additional information on each program, including the NEW Intent to Apply phase, program objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions. For more information, please contact us at cbcfallocations@cbcf.org specifying your interest in the Ontario Region Grant Programs.

The Research Project Grants program funds laboratory and pre-clinical investigations, clinical research, psychosocial, cancer control, survivorship, quality of life, and other breast cancer research projects. Proposed studies may include participatory, community-based methodologies. Individual projects may be for up to five years. Funding for each project may not exceed $150,000 per year and $450,000 in total.

*Completing an Intent to Apply form is mandatory for this competition.

​Intent to Apply Deadline: ​Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 @ 5:00PM ET
​Application Deadline: ​Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 @ 5:00PM ET

The Fellowship program supports research and/or clinical and professional training for graduate and post-graduate level scientists, physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals to pursue and develop expertise in breast cancer research and care.

*Intent To Apply is mandatory for all fellowship programs except the Nurses & Allied Health Professional programs

Intent to Apply Deadline: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 @ 5:00PM ET
Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 @ 5:00PM ET