2023 Canucks for Kids Fund Diabetes Catalyst Grant Competition

Awards: Up to $70,000 for two years; non-renewable
Application deadline: December 16, 2022
Email PDF application to: Meg Hughes, Diabetes Program Manager at

Award Description

The CFKF Childhood Diabetes Laboratories aim to jumpstart exciting, high-risk/high-reward diabetes research through an internal Catalyst Grant competition. These pilot and feasibility grants will enable investigators to perform highly innovative and novel research projects funded by the Canucks for Kids Fund (CFKF) aimed at finding a cure for and improving the lives of children with diabetes. A CFKF Diabetes Catalyst Grant may:

  • Enable a scientist to enter the field of diabetes research from an unrelated field;
  • Generate preliminary data to support a grant application to another agency;
  • Implement or create new methods and technologies;
  • Create new collaborations and/or encourage multi-disciplinary research;
  • Stimulate new directions in diabetes research;
  • Launch a research project from an early stage to a more comprehensive
  • investigation.

Please click on the button below for more information and to download the request for applications.

Request for Applications

Other Relevant Documents

Research Project Information Form  Catalyst Grant Budget


Meg Hughes
Diabetes Program Manager
mhughes@bcchr.ca | 604-875-2000 ext. 4905