Notice of Upcoming Funding Opportunity – Operating Grants: Knowledge Mobilization in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment

This funding opportunity is now available on ResearchNet. Application deadline: May 1, 2024


The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes in partnership with JDRF Canada is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the Operating Grants: Knowledge Mobilization in Diabetes Prevention and Treatment.


The goal of this funding opportunity is to enhance knowledge mobilization in the field of diabetes, focusing on evidence integration into health services, programs, and policies.


The objectives of this funding opportunity are to:

This funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following areas:

Competition Partner

JDRF Canada will support projects with a substantial focus on type 1 diabetes. For projects related to the screening and prevention of complications of type 1 diabetes, JDRF Canada support will be considered for the following complications: kidney disease, eye disease, cardiovascular disease, and psychosocial aspects of type 1 diabetes. JDRF will also fund projects contributing to health technology assessments for technology used to manage type 1 diabetes.


CIHR will be hosting a webinar to inform participants about the requirements of this funding opportunity and to answer questions. Find out more information on the webinars page once the funding opportunity is launched.

Partner Linkage Tool

CIHR is providing a Partner Linkage Tool that is intended to facilitate connections between researchers and knowledge users, which include healthcare providers, policy and decision makers, and non-governmental organizations with a research and/or knowledge translation mandate. This is not a mandatory tool. Information is provided on a volunteer basis and does not confer any advantages in the evaluation and funding of applications. The table will be updated weekly until the application deadline. If you would like to use this tool, please complete a short survey. The information you provide will appear on CIHR’s website. Please note that potential applicants are not required to use the linkage tool or contact those who have submitted their information.

Funds Available

The total amount available for this funding opportunity is anticipated to be $2,000,000, enough to fund approximately 16 grants. The maximum amount per grant is anticipated to be $125,000 per year for up to one year.

Anticipated Timelines

These timelines are estimates and subject to change.

Launch: January 2024
Webinar Date: February 2024
Application Deadline: May 2024
Funding Start Date: November 2024

The official CIHR funding opportunity will be posted on ResearchNet in the coming weeks.

For a full list of CIHR funding opportunities, please visit ResearchNet.

Contact information

For inquiries related to this funding opportunity, please contact:

CIHR Contact Centre
Telephone: 613-954-1968
Toll Free: 1-888-603-4178

Disclaimer: The information contained herein is anticipatory only and does not represent an official funding commitment by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Accordingly, the information, contained herein may differ from the official funding opportunity that will be published on ResearchNet.

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