|Opportunity Name||Incubator Grant|
|Agency||Ontario HIV Treatment Network|
|Value||$50,000 - $300,000/year|
|Duration||Up to 2 years|
Letter of Intent (LOI)
|LOI due to FSc RO at email@example.com for full review||10 business days prior to submission to agency|
|LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at firstname.lastname@example.org for mandatory review||5 business days prior to submission to agency|
|LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review||2 business days prior to submission to agency, by 9:00AM|
|LOI due at agency||every first Friday of the month, by 5:00PM|
|Application due to FSc RO at email@example.com for full review||10 business days prior to submission to agency|
|Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at firstname.lastname@example.org for mandatory review||5 business days prior to submission to agency|
|Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review||2 business days prior to submission to agency, by 9:00AM|
|Application due at agency||deadline as per LOI Notification Letter, by 5:00PM|
Project funding to establish high-risk, high-reward initiatives that will test, evaluate, and scale up innovative interventions and effective programs and services for the population living with HIV and at risk for HIV in Ontario.
OHTN will support data, evidence sharing, and impact initiative that will drive change in one or more of the following areas of learning:
Rapid Learning Areas
- Effective PrEP scale-up in Ontario
- Population-focused prevention and health promotion
- HIV testing
- Linkage, adherence, and retention in care
- Clinical care standards and capacity
- Integration of services
- Mental health and well-being of people living with and at risk of HIV (including stigma reduction)
Populations Most Affected by HIV
- People living with HIV
- Men who have sex with men
- People who use drugs
- African, Caribbean and Black communities
- Indigenous communities
Women* = Cis and Trans women, including African, Caribbean and black women, women who use drugs, Indigenous women, and other women who face systemic and social inequities, are more likely to be exposed to HIV through a sexual or drug using partner.
Teams must have a documented history of working with people living with HIV, clinicians, community-based organizations, policy makers, and researchers in a collaborative and culturally respectful manner.
The Nominated Principal Applicant must:
- Hold a primary appointment at an appropriate host organization in Ontario. Eligible institutions include university faculties and departments, research institutes and hospitals, and HIV agencies.
- Have primary employment and residence in Ontario.
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 email@example.com, five days prior to agency deadline.
ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.