New Funding Opportunity: Pan-Canadian Women’s Health Coalition

As a first step to implementing the National Women’s Health Research Initiative, CIHR, IGH and Women and Gender Equality Canada are launching a funding opportunity for a Pan-Canadian Women’s Health Coalition. The goal of the Coalition is to maximize the visibility and impact of women’s health research and practice in Canada, committing to the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion, and Indigenous Rights.

The Pan-Canadian Women’s Health Coalition will be composed of virtual hubs across Canada linked through an overarching coordinating centre. Applications for the hubs and the coordinating centre will occur over two separate funding opportunities. The current funding opportunity is accepting applications for the hubs. A future funding opportunity, which is anticipated to be launched in Fall 2023, will be accepting applications for the coordinating centre.

Each hub must identify one or more areas of women’s health to address, within the scope of this funding opportunity, based on community, regional and/or national needs, ensuring that women’s and gender-diverse people’s voices are at the heart of the hub’s activities. Each hub also requires tripartite leadership, including a non-governmental community organization, an independent researcher, and a healthcare provider, all in the area of women’s health.

Registration Deadline: December 14, 2022
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
Anticipated Notice of Decision: July 18, 2023

Learn more about the funding opportunity on ResearchNet.

Potential applicants to the Pan-Canadian Women’s Health Coalition funding opportunities (hubs and/or coordinating centre) are encouraged to attend a virtual Ideas Fair and Learning Circle to develop their ideas to identify and address community, regional and/or national challenges in women’s health and wellness. The Ideas Fair and Learning Circle will be hosted by CIHR, IGH and Women and Gender Equality Canada. The virtual event will be held on October 25-26, 2022.

Register for Ideas Fair and Learning Circle