Information for Scientists and Fellows
Resources for Funded Scientists (progress report forms, logos, etc)
Please review our Guidelines for the Allocation of Funds for Research and the Guidelines for Operating Grants, prior to making application for a Foundation Fighting Blindness operating grant.
The amount and duration of the award will be commensurate with the needs and merit of the grant proposal. Typical FFB operating grants award $50,000-100,000 a year for a period of 1-3 years.
Investigators who have been notified of their success in the initial Letters of Intent stage for our 2013 Operating Grant competition are now invited to submit full proposals via our online submission portal at http://www.ffb.ca/grants/login.php.
It will be necessary for the principal investigator to create a log-in to access this portal to make their final submission. All necessary forms can also be downloaded from the portal.
Please note: To facilitated effective peer-review, operating grant applications must be submitted in English.
Full proposals are due Tuesday January 31st, 2012 at 5 PM EST. For any further questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Lori Lyons, Scientific Information Manager at 1-800-461-3331 x238.
This is the complete timeline for the 2013 competition.
|November 15, 2012||Letter of Intent submission deadline|
|December 14, 2012||All applicants notified of the status of their LOI proposal|
|January 31, 2013||Full grant proposal submission deadline|
|May 31, 2013||Scientists notified about the outcome of their proposal|
|July 1, 2013||Funding cycle begins|
Seven operating grants were awarded in the 2012 year, here is the complete list.
Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Fellowships
Applications for the Foundation Fighting Blindness - BMO Financial Group Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Retinal Research, have now closed.
A full national competition for post-doctoral or graduate student fellows will not be offered by the FFB in the 2012/2013 year. However we continue to work with partners and donors to generate training opportunities. Such opportunities will be announced on this page, whenever they become available.