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Operating Grant: HIV/AIDS and STBBI Community-Based Research
The CIHR HIV/AIDS Community-Based Research (CBR) Program is one of four research funding areas of the CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative. The CIHR HIV/AIDS Research Initiative is responsible for the research components of the major Government of Canada initiative in HIV/AIDS, namely the Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada (FI).
The CIHR HIV/AIDS CBR Program supports the partnered work of Community Leaders and Researchers in knowledge development and capacity-building initiatives of relevance to communities engaged in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The CIHR HIV/AIDS CBR Program encourages incorporation of other STBBI into the research framework, but will fund projects for which HIV/AIDS remain the main focus. All opportunities offered through the CBR Program are available in two distinct funding pools: Indigenous and General.
For an application to be eligible:
- The Nominated Principal Applicant must be one of the following:
- The Nominated Principal Applicant (if an individual) must be appointed at an eligible institution (see the CIHR Application Administration Guide – Part 4) at the time of application.
- The team must involve at least one of each of the following:
- If applying to the Indigenous Stream:
- The NPA or PA must identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) or have a history of meaningful and culturally safe involvement with Indigenous communities.
- In addition, at least one knowledge user must be from a First Nations, Inuit or Métis community or organization.
- For research projects not applying to the Indigenous Stream and involving Indigenous Peoples, applicants must submit an “other” attachment describing their experience working in an Indigenous Health Research environment and their experience of meaningful and culturally safe involvement with Indigenous communities. See how to apply for more details.
- For both streams, the NPA 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 (see How to Apply section).
- For both streams, the application must include funding to support the hiring of a minimum of one student (e.g. undergraduate, graduate, etc.) as a research trainee on the grant.
The maximum amount per grant is $150,000 per year for up to three years for a total of $450,000, per grant.
Application Deadline: April 27, 2021
SFU signature sheet, Routing Slip and copy of full application are due to email@example.com no later than 3 business days before agency deadline. Overhead is 0%. Applicants (not ORS) submit directly to agency via online portal (Routing Slip must be signed by ORS and uploaded with the application).