Type of Program:
CCSIF grants support well-defined and focused community innovation projects undertaken by college researchers with their partners from the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to $120,000 per year, for projects ranging from one to three years.
Direct project costs are shared by the partner(s) and the funding agency.
When It Ends:
February 15, 2022
The applicant must:
must create an account on the Convergence Portal or use their existing account if they already have one. The applicant must hold a remunerated position at an eligible Canadian college, must create and complete the application in the Convergence Portal and is responsible for administering the grant on behalf of the institution.
and co-applicant(s) must complete the My information section, by completing CV details and uploading part II of form 103CV.
must submit their applications through the Convergence Portal.
Each CCSIF grant application is reviewed by a multidisciplinary committee that includes relevant expertise from the public, private and/or not-for-profit sectors. Committee are asked to evaluate the proposal and make a funding recommendation to NSERC based on the selection criteria below.
Other Things to Note:
Applicants may include in their CCSIF application a request for additional support through Mitacs Accelerate internships as a component of the training of highly qualified personnel (HQP).