Foundation / Corporation
PolicyWise for Children and Families
09/01/17 4:00 PM
Grants of up to $10,000 to Alberta teams of researchers to support the planning and development of potential research projects that focus on improving the quality of life for children, families, and their communities. Funding is intended to support the beginning stages of future research, with the ultimate goal of facilitating the generation of new knowledge and evidence in the topic areas relevant to PolicyWise (described below).
Successful applications will demonstrate a connection to a minimum of two topics from the following priority areas:
- Indigenous (When possible, the analyses should explore differences between First Nations, Metis and Inuit children, youth, and/or families, as well as the potential influence of living on-reserve or off-reserve.)
- Long-term outcomes of supports and services
- Mental health
- Early childhood development
- Transitions for youth
- Intergenerational trauma
- Child intervention system
- Collaboration/service integration
- Community capacity
Potential Seed Grant activities include, but are not limited to:
- Developing a research team
- Building partnerships
- Feasibility assessment
- Environmental scan
- Addressing a methodological issue
- Pilot studies or baseline data collection
- Demonstration studies
- Proposal preparation
PolicyWise encourages investigators to involve communities and policy/decision-makers at all stages of research, including project development.
- Purchase of scientific materials, supplies, expendables
- Purchase or rental of minor equipment
- Computer software programs
- Costs associated with publication of research results
- Research-related travel expenses, including mileage, conference fees, airfare, accommodation, etc., up to a maximum of $2,500
- Purchase of books, periodicals, or journals
- Salaries of trainees, research assistants, or technicians, provided they are not full-time academics
- Costs of focus groups, including honorariums
- Course buyouts up to $7,000
The above list is not exhaustive. PolicyWise reserves the right to determine eligible and ineligible expenses on a case by-case basis.
GrantWatch ID#: 159890
The maximum funding available for a Seed Grant is $10,000.
The term of the grant is 12 months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the application and attachments via email to: grants@SROLFZLVH.com.
Phone: (587) 354-4801
General Contact Information:
601, 9925-109 Street
Edmonton, AB, Canada T5K 2J8
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