Disclosure of Transfer Payment Programs (TPPs) Under $5 million

Name of transfer payment program Business-Led Networks of Centres of Excellence
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Link to department’s Program Alignment Architecture
  • Program 1.3: Connection: mobilization of social sciences and humanities knowledge
  • Sub-program 1.3.3: Networks of Centres of Excellence
Main objective These grants fund large-scale collaborative research networks that bring a wide range of research expertise to bear on specific challenges identified by an industrial sector.
Planned spending for
2015-16*
$1,419,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2012-13
General targeted recipient groups Industry-related

*These figures do not include operating expenses.

Name of transfer payment program College and Community Innovation Program
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Link to department’s Program Alignment Architecture
  • Program 1.2: Insight: new knowledge in the social sciences and humanities
  • Sub-program 1.2.1: Individual, team and partnership research grants
Main objective These grants provide funding to colleges to strengthen their applied research capacity, and to carry out applied research and technology transfer activities in one area where the college has recognized expertise and that meets local or regional needs.
Planned spending for
2015-16*
$300,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2013-14
General targeted recipient groups Non-profit organizations (colleges)

*These figures do not include operating expenses.


Name of transfer payment program Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges Grants
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Link to department’s Program Alignment Architecture
  • Program 1.2: Insight: new knowledge in the social sciences and humanities
  • Sub-program 1.2.1: Individual, team and partnership research grants
Main objective Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges grants assist colleges to develop new or to significantly enhance existing applied research efforts and capacity in areas that meet local or regional socio-economic needs.
Planned spending for 2015-16* $123,036
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2012-13
General targeted recipient groups Non-profit organizations (colleges)

*These figures do not include operating expenses.