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Health Canada Substance Use and Addictions Program

Opportunity NameSubstance Use and Addictions Program
AgencyHealth Canada
ValueNot stated
Indirect CostsIneligible
DurationUp to 4 years
Application due to FSc RO at for full review11-08-2023
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review11-15-2023
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review11-20-2023, by 9:00AM
Application due at agency 11-22-2023, by 2:00PM

To fund:

  • A wide range of innovative and evidence-informed projects including substance use prevention, harm reduction and treatment initiatives across the country;
  • Community-based supports and evidence-based health interventions.

Funding priorities:

  1. Supporting and enhancing the role of People with Lived and Living Experience (PWLLE) within organizations that address substance use across the comprehensive continuum of care 
  2. Services and programs that target post treatment aftercare and transition back into the community 
  3. Addressing alcohol use disorder 
  4. Addressing adult tobacco cessation 


Full eligibility requirements here.

How to Apply

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact FSc Research Services at