Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: UP TO $200K FOR TWO YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Apr 28, 2014
Sponsor's: May 05, 2014

Subject Areas: Diabetes, Population Health, Health Care Services

The Lawson Foundation invites letters of intent to strengthen the delivery of diabetes prevention, care and management programs and services through innovation. The Diabetes Funding Opportunity is unable to support: Basic science research; population-wide health promotion initiatives; scholarships; continuing education of applicant(s); operating budgets of service agencies or educational institutions; projects already completed; or direct support for individuals, including for the purchase of assistive devices and medical supplies.

The Lawson Foundation seeks projects that: Demonstrate innovation : a project has the potential to create a model and/or best practice(s) applicable to other settings. Are community-centred : the target community is engaged in the project's priorities and processes and results are shared with the community in a meaningful manner. Promote effective partnerships and collaboration : project encourages the community, organizations and institutions to connect and engage in purposeful ways. Are aligned with a system: project is aligned with federal, provincial/territorial, or regional health priorities. If a project is not aligned with system priorities, the letter of intent must present a strong case for support. Are sustainable : a vision and plan are articulated for the project's continuation after the grant to strengthen and support the community's efforts to prevent and manage diabetes.

Application Details:

The diabetes funding strategy supports innovative, evidence-based projects in Canada that promote effective partnerships and lead to enduring benefits for the community. Maximum grant amount is $200,000 payable over 24 months (maximum $100,000 per 12-month period).

Please read the instructions on the Sponsor's website concerning their online application form and project criteria.


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Halbersma,Joseph David

Sponsor Contacts:

KAREN SHELSTAD 519.667.5114 X223
200 Queens Avenue, Suite 511
London, Ontario, Canada
519 667-5114