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2024-25 Call #1
Important Dates

Competition Launch: May 1, 2024

Information Webinar: June 4, 2024 - 12:00 p.m. CST, virtually via Zoom

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Application Deadline*: July 11, 2024 – 4:30 p.m. CST

Funding Decisions: apx. 14 business days after application deadline

Funding Start Date: August 1, 2024

*Check with your institution for internal deadlines and allow time to obtain required approvals.

Opportunity Details


The purpose of the Mobilize Grant is to fund knowledge mobilization activities in relevant and practical settings and mediums, with the aim of improving the applicability and impact of health research in Saskatchewan.


Knowledge Mobilization

SHRF uses the term knowledge mobilization to refer to all activities used to bring awareness to research activities and findings in a way that can be used in practice. This includes but is not limited to knowledge synthesis (ie. compiling and interpreting information from multiple sources), dissemination (ie. distributing information to others), transfer (ie. sharing skills experience and ideas), exchange (ie. consulting and collaborating learning environments), and co-creation (ie. collaborating with other stakeholders to guide the design process). Knowledge mobilization should encourage exchanges between researchers and knowledge-users.


SHRF defines knowledge-users as any individual who could receive and use new knowledge to implement improvements in health – their own health, the health of others or the health system. These individuals may represent organizations that are interested in the practical application of knowledge. A knowledge-user may be a practitioner, health system manager, policymaker, educator, decision-maker, health care administrator, community leader or an individual from a health institution, patient group, government organization, etc.


Proposed activities must fulfill the purpose of knowledge mobilization by addressing at least one of the following objectives:

  1. Facilitate the use and integration of health research knowledge and evidence into practice and decision making.

  2. Facilitate the use of relevant knowledge (e.g., lived experiences, traditional knowledge) to inform and guide research activities.

  3. Facilitate the participation of non-academic team members in the research and knowledge sharing process.

Opportunity Details

Focus Area

This is an open call. Applications may address any area of human health. 

Focus Area

Funding Details


Up to $10,000
(No matching funding is required)


The grant provided is for up to one year (12 months)

Funding Details


Principal Applicant Requirements

The Principal Applicant is the individual who is responsible for the overall direction of the proposed activities, assumes administrative responsibility for the grant and receives all related correspondence from SHRF. The Principal Applicant is responsible for submitting the application by the deadline.

Principal Applicant eligibility requirements are modified for this grant compared to what is outlined in the SHRF Funding Guide and are as follows.

The Mobilize Grant Principal Applicant must:

  • Reside and work in Saskatchewan during the funding period of the grant.

  • Not be a trainee in relation to the proposed project.

  • Agree to adhere to all SHRF funding policies and annual reporting requirements.

    • Successful Principal Applicants will sign a Notice of Acceptance prior to the release of funds.

    • Failure to comply with terms and conditions will prevent authorization of any future SHRF funding.

  • Have a position that supports them to carry out activities that promote evidence-based health knowledge and practices on behalf of their organization for public benefit.

    • This includes:

      • Post-secondary institutions that have a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SHRF (see the complete list in the SHRF Funding Guide)

      • Registered charities

      • Non-profit organizations

  • If the Principal Applicant’s organization is not an MOU institution, they must be able to provide the following to SHRF:

    • Organization banking information to receive payment if an application is successful;

    • CRA registration number;

    • Contact information for a financial office or designated bookkeeper who is able to provide annual financial statements of account to SHRF for the duration of the grant;

    • Additional information as needed about their position and their organization regarding:

      • Their organization’s charitable status and experience receiving grants,

      • Purpose and governing documents of their organization (eg. annual report, governance structure, certificate of incorporation).

Project Team Requirements

There are no additional team requirements. Applications must be able to demonstrate engagement or strong potential to engage knowledge-users and the target audience.

For this funding opportunity, there are no Contribution Forms, CVs, or additional documents that will need to be shared from Applicants or Personnel invited to this application. Supporters must provide a letter of support for the principal applicant to upload.


Information Webinar

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How to Apply

How to Apply

Each application must be made online through SHRF’s Research Management System (SHRF RMS). All follow-up correspondence and documents will also be accessed there.

SHRF's Resources page has more information and technical support to help you throughout the application process. 

​You can also find helpful How-To videos on our YouTube page

Click on 'Login to Apply' to access the system from any page on our website.


For help with the system, contact

Program Contacts

We're here to help!

For questions about the Mobilize Grant, reach out to the program manager, Chelsea Cunningham

For questions about the SHRF RMS, reach out to Tanya Skorobohach

For questions about other funding opportunities, reach out to

Program Contacts
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