SSHRC, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), and the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) are working to better co-ordinate our programs, activities and policies. This collaboration reflects the federal research funding agencies’ commitment to our shared principles on what constitutes research excellence, as well as on the growing importance of interdisciplinary research.
Services and information
The CRCC advances coordination between the federal research funding agencies. Learn about its mandate, priorities, governance and activities.
See what funding programs and opportunities the agencies jointly support and administer.
See what policies and guidelines CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC have in common.
Find out what the agencies are doing to support a more equitable, diverse and inclusive research community.
Learn how the agencies are streamlining the administration and use of federal research grant funds.
Learn how the agencies are unrolling a modernized grants management system to better support applicants, administrators and reviewers.
What we are doing
- Canada’s three research funding agencies launch new pilot committee in support of interdisciplinary research
May 5, 2021
- The Tri-agency equity, diversity and inclusion action plan is now available. Learn more about how it will increase equity, diversity and inclusion in the postsecondary research ecosystem and benefit all Canadians.
April 14, 2021
- Government of Canada invests to grow equity, diversity and inclusion capacity in the post-secondary research enterprise
March 12, 2021
Reports and publications
The tri-agency program funds international, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking and high-risk research. Its three streams support ground-breaking research: Exploration, Transformation and International.
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