Private and International

There are many private and international funding opportunities that support research in Canada and Canadian researchers. These include non-Canadian governmental agencies and private foundations.

If you wish to apply for a grant listed here or elsewhere, please contact the Research Coordinator prior to submitting an application.

Funding Databases

Canada GrantWatch

Grants for research on education

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Spencer Foundation

Google Community

The McConnell Foundation

International development, poverty and faculty study abroad

Government of Canada International Scholarships

International Development Research Centre

The Ford Foundation

Environment, social justice and sustainability

Canadian Women’s Foundation

National Geographic Foundation

The McConnell Foundation

Sustainable Development Technology Canada

Arts, Society, and Culture

Canada Council for the Arts

CCA: Research and Creation

Government of Canada/Heritage Canada: Culture, History, and Sports

Science and Innovation

Government of Canada–Science and Innovation

National Science Foundation


Wellcome Trust

Canada Post Community Foundation

Canadian Health Services Research Foundation

National Institutes of Health

International Grants

United States of America Federal Granting Agencies

Horizon 2020 – EU Programme for Research & Innovation

Canadian funding for international development projects

Last Modified: August 16, 2022