This year, POGO is offering a Project Funding Grant intended to support research evaluating needs and/or developing scalable interventions to improve supportive care for children with cancer, survivors, and their families. Research supported through this funding opportunity is expected to demonstrate how results can inform the development of population-level interventions to improve supportive care.
The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $200,000. Individual projects may receive up to $100,000.
Applicant EligibilityThe aim of the Project Funding Grant program is to develop research capacity in Ontario.
While Project Funding Grants are open to all applicants, primary consideration will be given to Ontario citizens and landed immigrants within the province. Projects must be conducted at a hospital, research institute or university in Ontario, although applicants do not have to be permanent residents of Ontario.
The Primary Investigator should be on staff at an Ontario university, teaching hospital, or equivalent institution and be able to hold research funds, or affiliated with an Indigenous non-governmental organization in Canada with a research and/or knowledge translation mandate or an Indigenous non-governmental organization in Canada with a research and/or knowledge translation mandate.
Review ProcessApplications will be adjudicated by the Project Funding Grant Review Panel consisting of established researchers in pediatric oncology who are not in any way involved with the project.
Applications will be evaluated based on:
Expectations of Successful Applicants
Registration ProcessThe deadline for registration is January 30, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. All applicants must complete the online registration form by the deadline, expressing their intent to submit a full application. All applicants must provide the following information in the registration form:
Deadline for Full ApplicationsThe deadline for submission of the full application is February 21, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. EST. Please note that applications must be received by the deadline. Hardcopy applications are not required. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
NotificationSuccessful applicants will be notified by the end of March 2023.
Policy on Deferring Awards
Deferrals are not supported by the PRU although may be considered under exceptional circumstances. Should a deferral be granted, it may be for a period no longer than one year.