The Institute of Gender and Health (IGH) funds health research in order to develop and support a well-trained base of investigators with the skills and expertise needed to design and conduct innovative and diverse research and knowledge translation activities aimed at improving health.
Find out more about IGH's funding:
Applying for IGH funding
IGH funds health research that has a substantive focus gender and/or sex and health. "Substantive" means that gender and/or sex are an integral aspect of research question(s) and design.
Tools to strengthen your application
- Sex, Gender and Health Research Guide: A Tool for CIHR Applicants
- What a difference sex and gender make: A gender, sex and health research casebook
- Sex, Gender and Knowledge Translation
- Sex /gender-responsive assessment scale
- Definitions of sex and gender
- The Ethical Imperative of Sex and Gender Considerations in Health Research
Checklists for integrating sex & gender
- Full applications for SPOR Networks in chronic disease
- Partnership Development Grant for the Healthy & Productive Work Initiative
- Criteria that will be used for evaluating the integration of sex and gender into CIHR strategic funding initiatives:
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