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
- A statement from the presidents of Canada’s federal research granting agencies to support Ukrainian research trainees
March 11, 2022
- Tri-Agency Council partners to fund the Implementing Smart Cities Interventions to Build Healthy Cities (SMART) Training Platform
February 17, 2022
- Government of Canada invests in talented graduate scholars and postdoctoral researchers
January 12, 2022
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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