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SSHRC-PHAC Partnership Engage Grant

Opportunity NamePartnership Engage Grant: Advancing Socio-Economic Research for Evidence-Informed Public Health Decision-Making
AgencyPublic Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Value$7,000 to $25,000
Indirect CostsIneligible
Duration1 year
Application due to FSc RO at for full review12-01-2023
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review12-08-2023
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review12-15-2023, by 12:00PM (noon)
Application due at agency 12-15-2023, by 12:00PM (noon)

To identify and advance socio-economic research for evidence-informed public health decision-making on selected public health priority topics in Canada.  

The objectives include: 

  • Supporting evidence-informed public health policy making 
  • Addressing horizontal public health policy needs 
  • Broadening the understanding of socio-economic impacts of public health interventions 
  • Examining issues related to data sources, gaps and potential remedial strategies 

The joint initiative provides short-term and timely support for partnered research activities that will inform public health decision-making and are grouped under 6 broad categories with specific research themes in each category. Applicants are required to apply to 1 of the 12 specific themes.


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