We help researchers to develop outstanding funding applications.
Our support includes individual advice and review, grant workshops and test-your-concept panels. We also support and coordinate the development of all large infrastructure proposals to the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Resources & Documents
SPARC SAMPLE GRANT LIBRARY
The Support Programs to Advance Research Capacity Office (SPARC) hosts resource libraries for UBC researchers applying to SSHRC, CIHR, NSERC and CFI competitions.
RESEARCH PROJECT INFORMATION FORM
All research grant applications and project proposals must be accompanied by a Research Project Information Form (RPIF).
key VPRI Support
Access strategic Proposal development services and resources
The Support Programs to Advance Research Capacity Office can help increase the success rate of Tri-Agency funding applications
Receive support for major infrastructure grants
The Institutional Programs Office provides support through the full cycle of major federal, provincial and regional research awards including those offered by CFI, BCKDF and Western Economic Diversification.
faculty support for proposal development
Faculty Grant Facilitators are available to assist researchers in developing and reviewing their proposals prior to submission.
More recommended supporT
Proposals involving Indigenous research partnerships
The Indigenous Research Support Initiative (IRSI) provides professional research support and services when undertaking collaborative research projects with Indigenous communities to ensure projects are based on community-led interests, reciprocal relationships, and principles of mutual accountability.
Proposals involving animals, biosafety or radiation
The Animal Care, Biosafety & Radiation Safety Committees provide guidance and obtain permits and approvals for research projects involving animals, biological materials, and/or radioactive materials to ensure safe and ethical conduct.
Proposals involving human behavioural or clinical ethics
The Office of Research Ethics provides support to ensure your research achieves the highest ethical standards, access advice on emerging issues in research ethics, and attend training. Get support for regulatory compliance for US PHS funded studies.
Proposals involving advanced research computing needs
Advanced Research Computing (ARC) provides support for high-performance computing and data management needs. Access digital research infrastructure and consult with ARC personnel.
University-Industry Liaison Office (UILO) –Technology Transfer
Contact to disclose inventions and discoveries in order to obtain patents, find licensees and to form spin-off companies.
Knowledge Exchange Unit (Kx)
Helps you to collaborate with decision-makers, service providers, non-profit or community groups to develop and share impactful knowledge.