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Community Health, Education & Research Fund

Applications due January 12, 2021
This fund supports innovative research in community health, with particular interest in applied research and collaborations involving respiratory health issues

Priorities & Criteria

The objectives of this fund are to support innovative applied or participatory research in community health by:

  • encompassing a broad definition of health that incorporates lifestyle, social, physical and economic environments, health promotion and disease prevention
  • promoting partnerships and collaboration between researchers and community organizations, agencies and institutions
  • promoting the dissemination of acquired knowledge amongst community organizations, agencies and institution

The Fund has a particular interest in community health research that is focused on respiratory health. Additional priorities include:

  • Health promotion and disease prevention (enabling people to improve their health by creating conditions in communities for health)
  • Building a healthy community (collaborations for safe, caring, healthy, inclusive communities)
  • Integration of best practice in health and social services (dissemination of acquired knowledge and research findings in ways that assist decision makers and practitioners)

Proposals are invited from community organizations, agencies and institutions in the City of Hamilton that have an interest in innovative community health research and are registered charitable organizations. (This includes hospitals, colleges and universities, community health centres, community agencies, and consumer organizations.)

Next deadline:  January 12, 2021

A link to the Application form via HCF’s online portal will be posted here in early fall.

Application and report forms