Strategic Grant Writing for CIHR Knowledge Translation Proposals
This workshop will provide you with tools to write a high impact grant proposal targeted at the CIHR Meetings, Planning and Dissemination Grant: Knowledge Translation Supplement (Spring 2011 Competition). Please note that you must have had funding from a peer reviewed funding agency (e.g., Heart and Stroke Foundation, Bill Fraser Award, CIHR, Juvenille Diabetes, NSERC, etc) in order to be eligible to apply to this competition. The specific objective of this funding opportunity is to facilitate the dissemination and uptake of research findings through appropriate KT strategies/activities based on the best evidence of effective methods for influencing the uptake of research by the intended target audience(s).
This workshop is different from the Scientist Knowledge Translation Training Workshop held by MSFHR and Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Date: May 12, 2011
Time: 11 am to 1pm
Location: Point Grey campus, Bld/Rm – TBA
This workshop is now FULL, but please register regardless as your name will be added to the waitlist and also to the email list in order to receive copies of the workshop materials. Questions? Contact Christy McTait at email@example.com or 604-827-5615.
At the conclusion of this workshop, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe how to structure a CIHR Knowledge Translation proposal
2. Discuss what reviewers look for in a KT Supplement proposal
3. Describe key elements for a successful KT Supplement proposal
Relevant Activities (source: CIHR website)
Examples of relevant dissemination/implementation activities are provided below.
- Development/maintenance/updating of websites;
- Production and distribution of written materials in various formats;
- Hiring of a knowledge broker or implementation facilitator/change agent;
- Development of plain language summaries;
- Development of knowledge exchange tools (e.g., educational CD-ROMs, decision support tools);
- Dissemination of research results through specialized publications as part of a broader KT strategy;
- Travel costs for a series of meetings/presentations (linkage and exchange activities) required to implement a broader KT strategy;
- Any combination of above, or related, activities.
There is funding available for 20 grants, maximum amount per grant is $100,000 for up to one year.
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