CIHR Programs

CIHR is the Canadian federal agency responsible for funding health research.

CIHR provides funding for four general areas of inquiry: Biomedical Research; Clinical Research: Health Services Research; and Social, Cultural, Environmental and Population Health Research.

SPARC provides strategic support services and resources for major CIHR programs, including program outreach, project and proposal development, and proposal review. For more details on specific SPARC support, visit the relevant program page(s) below.

CWL-protected resources for CIHR programs can be accessed here or through the program-specific pages.

CIHR Foundation Grant


CIHR Project Grant


CIHR/NSERC Collaborative Health Research Projects