CIHR Funding Opportunity: Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19 Knowledge Synthesis, Evaluation and Assessment Grants Rapid Research

This funding opportunity will support projects relevant to one or more of :

  1. Indigenous Peoples’ Understanding and Experience with Respect to COVID-19, including cultural responses grounded in Indigenous Knowledges and self-determination; intersections with, and impact on, on-going health, social, economic and climate crises; and/or perspectives of (or participation in) vaccine research, sero-surveillance studies, and clinical trials.
  2. Delivering COVID-19 Testing, Contact Tracing, Self-Isolation and Other Management Practices, and Policies Related to Indigenous Peoples and the COVID-19 Pandemic, including culturally safe approaches and challenges.
  3. Culturally Safe COVID-19 Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Indigenous Peoples, including design and delivery of programs and services that are grounded in Indigenous Knowledges, self-determination, and local community context.

CIHR will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET. The link to join is available on the CIHR website here.

Important dates
  • Registration Deadline: November 10, 2020
  • Application Deadline: December 8, 2020
  • Anticipated Notice of Decision: March 31, 2021
  • Funding Start Date: March 1, 2021
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