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Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board - 2021 Grants Program

September 25 @ 10:00 am

The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) is accepting research proposals for its 2021 Grants Program.  A summary is provided below.   

Objectives 

To enhance workers’ compensation system outcomes by supporting innovative proposals that are aligned with the WSIB’s strategic mandate. 

The central areas of focus for the 2021 WSIB Grants Program support the WSIB’s strategic plan with a focus on the impact of COVID-19. Three considerations for potential proposals include: 

  1. COVID-19 is changing how we work 
  2. COVID-19 is changing how we approach health and safety 
  3. COVID-19 is changing how we support return-to-work and recovery 

Overhead 

Not eligible

Value 

Up to $150K/year 

Duration 

Up to 2 years 

Deadlines 

Initial proposal due at ORS for full review Friday, September 25, 2020 
Final initial proposal and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for required budget review by 9:00am on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 
Initial proposal due at agency Friday, October 9, 2020 on or before 11:59 p.m. (EST) 
Detailed proposal due at ORS for full review Monday, February 8, 2021 
Final detailed proposal and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for required budget review By 9:00 on Thursday, February 18, 2021 
Detailed proposal due at agency (by invitation only) Monday, February 22, 2021 

Please contact your Faculty Research Officer for information on their internal deadlines.

For complete details of this funding opportunity, please consult the following link:

www.wsib.ca/en/grants-program