JDRF provides funding and support for the best and brightest minds in T1D research in Canada. Since our inception over 50 years ago, we have been part of almost major breakthrough in type 1 diabetes research, and we’re always looking for the next big discovery that will transform the lives of people with T1D.
If you are a researcher interested in changing the lives of millions of people with T1D, we encourage you to apply for funding and become part of our team.
Take a deeper dive on our research strategy.
*check back often for new funding opportunities.
Open Funding Calls
Program Launch: May 31, 2023
Registration: August 11th, 2023 (5pm ET)
Application Deadline: September 11th, 2023 (5pm ET)
Notice of Decision: October 31, 2023
Earliest Anticipated Start Date: November 15, 2023
Application Deadline: November 30th, 2023 (midnight PT)
Notice of Decision: Spring 2024
Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2024
JDRF International funding opportunities are open to Canadian researchers through multiple mechanisms, including Strategic Research Agreements, Innovative Grants, training grants for postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers, and Industry Discovery & Development Partnerships.
For additional information on JDRF Canada research, please contact JDRF Canada’s research team.
Past Funding Calls
Funding opportunity launch: November 22, 2022
Letter of Intent application deadline: March 24, 2023
Stage 2 application deadline: June 9, 2023
Notice of decision: anticipated August/September 2023
Funding start date: Fall 2023
Application Deadline: May 3, 2023
Notice of Decision: September 2023
Funding Start Date: July 1, 2023
Our research partnerships enable collaboration to achieve shared goals, increase our collective impact, and accelerate our global research strategy. We partner with government agencies, academic institutions, research networks, other non-profit organizations, and industry. Our flexible approach allows us to engage in small to large scale research partnerships through a variety of funding models and mechanisms.
Ongoing and past partnerships:
If you’re interested in exploring research partnership opportunities with JDRF Canada, please reach out to us at [email protected].