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Research Partnerships & Innovation

Public Invitation to attend or livestream SSHRC Community and College Social Innovation Fund Info Session

January 14, 2015

You are invited to attend an information session on the new, $15-million Community and College Social Innovation Fund offered by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The deadline for applications is March 2, 2015.
Proposals to the Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF) are expected to:

  • foster social innovation by connecting the talent, facilities and capabilities of Canada’s colleges and polytechnics with the research needs of local community organizations; and
  • facilitate the development of collaborative social innovation research that brings together researchers, students and partners to address research challenges pertaining to social innovation.

Applicants can propose partnerships that build on existing collaborations or are new collaborations or innovative models. All partnerships should promote research, connection and professional training. Applicants are encouraged to explore multisector partnership approaches with partner organizations from the private, public and/or not-for-profit sectors.
If you are interested in applying for CCSIF funding and want to know more about the program, please email Lyndsay Ross ( to register.
IN-PERSON: Seats are limited so register early.  
Date: January 19, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Location: e-TV Studio B – Red River College – 2055 Notre Dame Ave.
Follow this link:
Click on the ‘Next Live Stream’ image to play. No username or password is required. The stream will go live shortly before the presentation begins.
During the live presentation, you are encouraged to ask questions or add comments. To do so, please click on the “word bubble” icon found on the bottom right of the player. Please include your name, email address (if you require a follow-up response), and a subject heading.
Note: You can also use the “word bubble” to report any technical issues.