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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 2017-18*
$1,494,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2015-16
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 2017-18*
$300,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2013-14
Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation 2017-18
General targeted recipient groups Non-profit organizations (colleges)

* These figures do not include operating expenses.

General information

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

Program 1.1: Talent: attraction, retention and development of students and researchers in the social sciences and humanities
Sub-program 1.1.1: Canada Research Chairs

Main objective The Canada Excellence Research Chairs program is administered by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and aims to support the development of a world-class workforce crucial to the innovation process, positioning Canada as a magnet for the world’s top researchers and graduate students, and promoting the development and application of leading-edge knowledge.
Planned spending
for 2017-18*
$1,400,000
Fiscal year of last completed evaluation 2014-15
Fiscal year of planned completion of next evaluation 2018-19
General targeted recipient groups Non-profit organizations (universities and research institutions, colleges)

* These figures do not include operating expenses.