Seed Grant Opportunities

Seed Grant Opportunities

At a Glance

The SPOR Evidence Alliance Seed Grant aims to encourage a culture of learning, innovation, and advancement of science in the areas of knowledge synthesis, guideline development, knowledge translation, and patient-oriented research by funding methods projects at the conceptual stage.

NOTE: Priority is given to proposals that aim to engage and improve health outcomes for Black, Indigenous, and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.


Applicants wishing to apply for the seed grant must be:

  • a doctoral student, post-doctoral fellow or an early career investigator (i.e., full-time, independent researcher for a period of 0 to 5 years) [1] at a Canadian institution, and
  • a member of the Alliance (prospective applicants are required to complete member registration prior to applying)

Value and Duration

  • Funding is available for two awards valued at $10,000 each for one year (non-renewable).

Current Opportunity

No current opportunity.

Past Opportunities

Funded Projects

Competition Results
Applications Received



Applications Funded




For all inquiries, please contact SPOR Evidence Alliance at



[1] Canadian Institutes of Health Research. (2020). Glossary of Funding-Related Terms. Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Available at