This is an open call. Applications may address any area of human health.
There is an additional Align Call dedicated for applications working in the area of Child & Youth Health in preparation for the Solutions Program Focus Area.
Visit the Align - Child & Youth Health Funding Opportunity >
Amount and Term
Up to $10,000 for a one year term.
Values requested must be reflective of a justified and fiscally responsible budget and in balance with the expected deliverables and outcomes of the proposed activities.
At least one future funding application should be submitted within two years from the Align grant start date.
Individuals applying to this funding opportunity as Principal Applicant must meet the requirements as defined in the SHRF Funding Guide definition of Principal Applicant.
At least one Saskatchewan-based trainee must be named either as personnel or as a co-applicant and their roles and responsibilities adequately described.
As this grant is available to assist in connecting with stakeholders outside academia, it is not required that teams include knowledge-users.
For this funding opportunity, there are no Contribution Forms or additional documents that will need to be shared from Applicants or Personnel invited to this application. Supporters must provide a letter of support.
Examples of Eligible Activities
Below are examples of eligible activities. Please note this is not an exhaustive list. Please contact the program manager if you have questions regarding eligible activities.
Community needs assessment
Determining scope or scale of a health issue in Saskatchewan
Determining next steps and needs to move successfully from pilot to implementation, uptake and sustainability
Identifying initiatives already underway in Saskatchewan and looking for opportunities to align, work together, and reduce duplication of efforts
Connect with Saskatchewan stakeholders such as patient groups, community organizations, decision makers, Knowledge Keepers, etc.
Undertake culturally appropriate engagement and relationship building
Co-develop research questions and approaches with input from stakeholders
Ensure research is relevant and appropriate to those directly impacted
Identify outcomes important to stakeholders
Answer feasibility questions related to the Saskatchewan context
Identify and connect with target audiences, who may provide letters of support for future funding applications
Identify knowledge sharing avenues outside academia
See full details in the application package.
How to Apply
Each application must be made online through SHRF’s Research Management System (SHRF RMS). All follow up documents will be accessed there. Our system helps facilitate the peer review process. Click on 'Login to Apply' to access the system from any page on our website. For help with the system, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Resource page has more information and technical support to help you throughout the application process.
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For questions about the SHRF RMS, reach out to
Tanya Skorobohach firstname.lastname@example.org.
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