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Legacy Research Fund Grant

Grants to Novia Scotia Investigators for
Respiratory-Health Related Research

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Lung Association of Nova Scotia (LANS)

Deadline Date:

05/14/21 4:30 PM Receipt


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Grants of up to $50,000 to Nova Scotia investigators at eligible academic institutions for high-quality respiratory health-related research. Funding is intended to prevent and manage lung disease. Funding may be used for equipment, operating expenses, and for employing research trainees, research assistants, and technicians. Salaries for grant employed staff should be in line with those used for employees in the Grantee’s institution.

Recipients of the LANS Legacy Research Fund grants must publish their findings, at a minimum, in an open access journal.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 155109

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

1 to 2 grants

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants as high as $50,000 may be awarded - up to a maximum total amount of $50,000.

Term of Contract:

Recipients of the Legacy grants must also publish their findings by March 1, 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-Applicants to the Legacy Research Fund must be either a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
-Applicants must hold an academic appointment with any Nova Scotia academic institution that has national granting council (e.g. CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) eligibility to conduct peer reviewed health-related research. Applicants without an academic appointment may collaborate with other investigators holding valid academic appointments.
-Applicants who have previously received a Legacy grant from 2018 or 2019 and have not submitted a progress report are ineligible.
-Grants may not be used to support investigators identified in the application or for indirect costs (e.g. overhead costs).
-Please note, the Legacy Research Grant does not cover conference costs, cannot be used to support investigators, or used for overhead costs.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant Schedule:
Applications open: February 2, 2021
Application deadline: May 14, 2021 at 4:30 pm
Winner notification: August 1, 2021
Funds dispersed to winner: November, 2021
Successful applicant project update: March 1, 2022

Electronic versions of the application package must be received at the LANS office in Halifax prior to the deadline date. Applications found to meet established criteria (eligibility and completeness) will be reviewed by an independent Scientific Review Committee.

The Review Committee will make recommendations to the LANS Board of Directors. The LANS Board of Directors will make the final decision regarding the awarding of the grants. Unsuccessful applicants will receive written notification of the decision.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For more information, contact:

Michelle Donaldson, Communications & Special Projects Manager
Telephone: 902-443-8141 Ext. 23

6331 Lady Hammond Rd
Halifax, NS

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