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SHRF Align Grant

​​SHRF 2023-2024 Align Grant Now Open for Applications!

Submitted by mroberts on 26 January 2023

Applications to this funding opportunity must address each of the following three objectives:

  1. Increase research relevance, coordination, and potential for impact by:
    • Enabling development and engagement of robust interdisciplinary research teams, including stakeholders outside academia, AND/OR;
    • Providing funding to complete activities that shape research to align with the Saskatchewan context and respond to Saskatchewan needs.
  2. Increase quality and success of Saskatchewan applications to peer-reviewed funding competitions at the regional (e.g.; western Canadian- minimum two provinces), national and international level, as well as to SHRF.
  3. Support the development of Saskatchewan research and health professional trainees through opportunities to gain experience in collaborative team building and engagement outside academia, co-development of research questions and approaches, and other research and professional skills related to proposed activities.

Opportunity Details

Amount: up to $10,000. Values requested must be reflective of a justified and fiscally responsible budget and in balance with the expected deliverables and outcomes of the proposed activities.

Term: 1 year

Purpose: Enable a diverse and connected research community in Saskatchewan that is well-positioned to receive peer-reviewed funding and conduct impactful research aligned with Saskatchewan needs.

Focus Area(s): There are two calls for Align Grants. One call is focused on the area of Child and Youth Health in preparation for the Solutions Program Focus Area. More information at

The other call is an open call for applications in any area of human health.

Important Dates

Information Webinar: February 9, 2022, 12 p.m. CST

Register for the webinar here

Open Call Focus Area Deadline: March 28, 2023

Child & Youth Health Focus Area Deadline: April 13, 2023

Funding Start Date: May, 2023

Find full details here:

Program Contact: Karen Tilsley (