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Team Grant : Heart Failure Research Network
The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support a single nationally coordinated, interdisciplinary research Network (including patients, people with lived/living experience, family/caregivers, Indigenous Elders or Knowledge Keepers, government, policy makers, not-for-profit organizations, health care providers, researchers, clinicians and industry) focused on HF across the lifecycle, within various health delivery settings (including hospitals, primary care, home and community care as examples), and must consider HF in the context of multi-morbidity, Indigenous health and well-being and health disparities.
The Network structure is to include an Administrative Core, Research Teams and Crossing-Cutting Themes.
The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $5,000,000, enough to fund one (1) Network grant. The maximum amount per year is $1,000,000 for a maximum of five (5) years.
For an application to be eligible:
- The Nominated Principal Applicant (NPA) must be an independent researcher at an eligible institution at the time of application.
- The Network must include a minimum of four (4) Teams (including the Indigenous Team), each led by a Principal Applicant (PA). With the exception of the Indigenous Team's PA, all the other PAs must be mid-career researchers. At the minimum, each Team must include in addition to the PA the following individuals:
- For the Indigenous Team:
- The PA must be an independent researcher who self-identifies as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) or provides evidence of having meaningful and culturally safe involvement with Indigenous Peoples OR an individual affiliated with an Indigenous community, group OR an organization with a research or knowledge translation mandate.
- One knowledge user must be an Indigenous Elder and/or an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper
- The patient/caregiver/family member must be an Indigenous person living with and/or affected by HF.
- The Network must include Theme Leads responsible for the Cross-Cutting Themes identified above. Note that one individual can represent more than one role. The Indigenous Peoples Theme Lead must be a person who self-identifies as Indigenous (or provides evidence of meaningful and culturally safe involvement with Indigenous communities).
- In addition, the Network must include individuals fulfilling the perspectives listed below. Note that participants including the PA can represent more than one perspective.
- The NPA and PAs must have successfully completed one of the sex- and gender-based analysis training modules available online through the CIHR Institute of Gender and Health and have submitted a Certificate of Completion.
How to Apply
- The application process for this funding opportunity is comprised of two steps: Registration and Full Application. For specific instructions, please visit the WEBSITE.
Registration: July 7, 2021
Application: December 7, 2021
SFU Signature Sheet, Application and CIHR Routing Slip are due to ORS three (3) business days before the application deadline. Note that the Routing Slip must be signed by ORS and uploaded as part of the application.
SFU acknowledges the principles of Ownership, Control, Access and Possession (OCAP®) see: https://fnigc.ca/ocap-training/) with regard to how First Nations data is collected, protected or shared.