The Operating Grants competition is the principal means by which the Cancer Research Society fulfills its mission to support fundamental, early translational and Environment-Cancer research on all types of cancer in order to contribute to the advancement of science aimed at preventing, detecting and treating this disease.

Our Operating Grants Competition takes place every year and is open to researchers across Canada.

Amount: $60,000 per year
Duration: 2 years
Start date: September 1

KEY DATES | 2017-2019 GRANTS

November 7, 2016
Letter of Intent instructions and form available online

December 5, 2016
Deadline for submitting Letter of Intent

December 16, 2016
Results of the Letters of Intent are announced

December 16, 2016
Application instructions and form available online

February 16, 2017
Deadline for submitting full application*

August 2017
Results are announced following approval of the Cancer Research Society’s Board of Directors.

September 1, 2017
Payments to grantees begin

*Only those applicants who submitted a Letter of Intent may submit a complete application. Applicants will receive an e-mail with the PIN(s) assigned to their project(s) no later than December 16, 2016. If by January 4, 2017 you have not received the confirmation e-mail with your PIN(s), please contact us without delay at grants@src-crs.ca.


» Financial Report Form
» 2017 Letter of Intent instructions soon

» 2017 Letter of Intent form *soon
» 2017 Application instructions *soon
» 2017 Application form *soon
» 2017 Disclaimer and Indemnity form *soon

For any questions or support, contact:
grants@src-crs.ca, or 1 866 343-2262, ext. 234