INMD Training and Community Support Grant (2022/2023)


The CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD) supports research to enhance health in relation to diet, digestion, excretion, and metabolism; and to address causes, prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, support systems, and palliation for a wide range of conditions and problems associated with hormone, digestive system, kidney, and liver function.

The INMD Training and Community Support Grants are expected to develop programs that will:

  • support comprehensive training by engaging academic, non-academic and knowledge user mentors from across a variety of disciplines, sectors, and jurisdictions;
  • promote a greater understanding of emerging research and knowledge exchange approaches;
  • increase training and professional development in support of sustainable career trajectories; and
  • consider best practices in equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within their respective research training environment.

The INMD Training and Community Support Grant may be used to develop and support training curriculum, training and career development meetings and events, or mentoring activities.


To be eligible for this competition, Nominated Principal Applicants must:

  1. Be engaged in health research largely and directly relevant to the mandate of INMD that is currently not receiving support through the Health Research Training Platform (HRTP) Pilot Program;
  2. Be an independent researcher 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).
  3. Must include three (3) co-applicants/mentors, and at least 1 Early Career Researcher from different institutions


Award Amount and Duration

The total amount available for this program in fiscal year 2022-23 is $100,000 (enough to fund approximately 2 (two) one-year grants. The maximum value of each grant is $50,000 from INMD.


How to apply

  1. Complete the Institute Community Support (ICS) application form [ PDF (626 KB) ].
  2. Attach any relevant letters of support from co-applicants and partner organizations
  3. Email your application to: All emails received will be acknowledged.


A complete application consists of a:

  1. Cover page
  2. Signed ICS form
  3. Copy of letters of support from relevant co-applicants and partners, as appropriate.

Late applications or applications with missing documents will not be accepted. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their applications are complete and submitted by the deadline.

For information about INMD, please refer to the INMD website 

Upcoming Deadlines

September 30, 2023September 30, 2023 *
September 27, 2023 Sep. 27, 2023 September 27, 2023 16:00:00 September 27, 2023 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: INMD Training and Community Support Grant (2022/2023) The INMD Training and Community Support Grant will support INMD research communities, including researchers and Partner Organizations, to build training programs in research domains largely and directly relevant to the Institute's mandate. INMD will fund a total of two grants with a maximum amount of $50,000 for a single grant. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.