Team Grant : Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness

The Team Grants in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness will support Indigenous-led and community-driven research that aims to reverse the upward trajectory of diabetes and associated co-morbidities (e.g. cardiometabolic disease) among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples and their communities. The objective of this component is to define and integrate models of resilience and wellness into diabetes prevention and treatment approaches among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples.

The inclusion of an Early Career Researcher and/or trainees who either self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) or provide evidence of having meaningful and culturally safe involvement with Indigenous Peoples, is strongly encouraged.

Funds Available

  • The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $8,420,000.
  • Of this $8,420,000:
    • $420,000 is available to fund up to twelve (12) development grants of up to $35,000 per grant, if requested, to successful applications at the Letter of Intent (LOI) stage. It is anticipated that up to twelve (12) fundable LOI applications will be invited to the full application stage.
    • $8,000,000 is available at the full application stage, enough to fund up to four (4) grants. The maximum amount per grant is $400,000 per year for up to 5 years, for a total of $2,000,000 per grant.

Eligibility

For an application to be eligible:

  1. The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA) must be:
    1. an individual affiliated with an Indigenous non-governmental organization in Canada with a research and/or knowledge translation mandate.
      or
    2. an Indigenous non-governmental organization in Canada with a research and/or knowledge translation mandate.
      or
    3. an individual (an independent researcher or a knowledge user) affiliated with a Canadian postsecondary institution and/or its affiliated institutions (including hospitals, research institutes and other non-profit organizations with a mandate for health research and/or knowledge translation).
      or
    4. an individual (an independent researcher or a knowledge user) working in a municipal, provincial or territorial government in Canada where the activity which forms the subject matter of the funding is not being funded by specific programs of those municipal, provincial and territorial governments.
  2. The Nominated Principal Applicant must have their substantive role in Canada for the duration of the requested grant term.
  3. If the Nominated Principal Applicant is an individual, the Nominated Principal Applicant must either self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) or provide evidence of having meaningful and culturally safe involvement with Indigenous Peoples. 
  4. The Nominated Principal Applicant may only submit one (1) application to this funding opportunity in the role of NPA but may participate in other roles in any number of applications.
  5. The team must involve at least one (1) team member, other than the Nominated Principal Applicant, from each of the following categories:
    1. An Indigenous Elder and/or an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper*, identified on the application as a Principal Applicant, Co-Applicant, Principal Knowledge User or Knowledge User.
    2. An Indigenous person who is living with, affected by, and/or at risk of developing diabetes to provide an experience and perspective on diabetes prevention and treatment. This individual can be identified on the application as a Principal Applicant, Co-Applicant, Principal Knowledge User or Knowledge User.
  6. The team must include a Sex and Gender Champion, with experience in meaningful and culturally safe sex and gender-based analysis or gender diversity in Indigenous communities. 

How to Apply:

The application process for this funding opportunity is comprised of two steps: Letter of Intent and Full Application.

Deadlines:

Letter of Intent: 2021-05-26

Full Application: 2022-07-07

Website: Team Grants in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities

SFU Signature Sheet and ROUTING SLIP due to ORS 3 days before the full application deadline. 

Upcoming Deadlines

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July 07, 2022July 07, 2022 Verified Date
July 04, 2022 Jul. 04, 2022 July 04, 2022 16:00:00 July 04, 2022 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Team Grant : Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness The Team Grants in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness will support Indigenous-led and community-driven research that aims to reverse the upward trajectory of diabetes and associated co-morbidities (e.g. cardiometabolic disease) among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples and their communities. The objective of this component is to define and integrate models of resilience and wellness into diabetes prevention and treatment approaches among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. .
May 26, 2021May 26, 2021 Verified Date
May 21, 2021 May. 21, 2021 May 21, 2021 16:00:00 May 21, 2021 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Team Grant : Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness The Team Grants in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment in Indigenous Communities: Resilience and Wellness will support Indigenous-led and community-driven research that aims to reverse the upward trajectory of diabetes and associated co-morbidities (e.g. cardiometabolic disease) among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples and their communities. The objective of this component is to define and integrate models of resilience and wellness into diabetes prevention and treatment approaches among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. .

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