Requests for Funding Support

Research Nova Scotia (RNS) may, at its sole discretion, lend its support to a research initiative convened by external Competition Granting Organizations other than the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and Genome Canada (e.g., the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Brain Canada, etc.).

Please refer to our Expression of Support Policy for further details on this type of request.

In order to request an expression of funding support from RNS, please contact the Chief Operating Officer via email with the following details, a minimum of 21 days in advance of the Competition Granting Organization deadline:

  1. A copy of the application being submitted to the Competition Granting Organization (if available); OR details of the research project.
  2. Details of what RNS is being asked to contribute (e.g., a statement of support for the project, a financial commitment, in-kind support, etc.) *If it is a financial commitment, please include clarification of the expenditures

The Chief Operating Officer will respond to the applicant within 21 days of receipt of the official request for support.