Private Funding Opportunities

There are many private foundations that support research in Canada and internationally, and there are non-Canadian governmental agencies for which Canadian researchers are eligible.

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


Canada Council for the Arts

Health research

Wellcome Trust

Canada Post Community Foundation

International grants

United States of America Federal Granting Agencies

Horizon 2020 – EU Programme for Research & Innovation

Last Modified: August 1, 2016