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

General Information

Name of transfer payment
program
Business-Led Networks of Centres of Excellence (voted)
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Type of appropriation Appropriated annually through Estimates
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 2016-17*
$1,477,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2012-13
General targeted recipient groups Industry-related

* These figures do not include operating expenses.

General Information

Name of transfer payment
program
College and Community Innovation Program (voted)
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Type of appropriation Appropriated annually through Estimates
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 2016-17*
$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.

General Information

Name of transfer payment
program
Industrial Research Chairs for Colleges Grants (voted)
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Type of appropriation Appropriated annually through Estimates
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 2016-17*
$125,404
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2012-13
General targeted recipient groups Non-profit organizations (colleges)

* These figures do not include operating expenses.

General Information

Name of transfer payment
program
Canada First Research Excellence Fund (voted)
End date Ongoing
Type of transfer payment Grant
Type of appropriation Appropriated annually through Estimates
Link to department's Program Alignment Architecture

Program 2.2: Canada First Research Excellence Fund

Main objective These grants support Canada’s postsecondary institutions in their efforts to become global research leaders. It helps Canadian universities, colleges and polytechnics compete with the best in the world for talent and partnership opportunities, to make breakthrough discoveries, and to excel globally in research areas that will create long-term economic advantages for Canada.
Planned spending
for 2016-17*
$1,935,556
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation Not applicable—new program
General targeted recipient groups Non-profit organizations (universities and research institutions, colleges)

* These figures do not include operating expenses.