Our funding programs promote research excellence and spur innovations in child health by:

  • Investing in our world-class researchers

  • Fostering the next generation of health researchers and attracting top trainees from around the world

  • Fostering new collaborations and networks

  • Developing core technologies and services

Institutional Funding Opportunities 

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute awards foster research collaborations and networks, and develop core facility capabilities and specialized services. 

If you are a member of the Research Institute, please visit ResearchHub.

Investigator Funding Opportunities 

BC Children's Hospital Research Institute provides funding to its investigators through award programs supported by BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.

  • Investigator Grant Award Program (IGAP)
  • Investigator Establishment Award

If you are a member of the Research Institute, please visit ResearchHub or contact Research Services.

Training Funding Opportunities 

The Research Institute provides several research training awards to highly qualified individuals who are supervised by BC Children's Hospital investigators. These awards enable our investigators to recruit and support exceptional trainees, ensuring future excellence in care and research relating to improving the health of children and families.

For more information, please visit the Training Opportunities or contact Research Education.

Theme Funding Opportunities 

The BC Children's Hospital Research Themes provide annual funding opportunities for investigators to support studies in child health. 

If you are a member of the Research Institute, please contact your Theme Manager for information about upcoming funding competitions.


Our Institutional, Investigator and Trainee funding programs are managed by Research Services at BC Children's Hospital. This team provides a wide range of institutional and faculty support programs and services, including recruitment, membership and on-site grant processing administration.