External Funding Sources

External agencies, including government and non-profit foundations offer funding programs that award reserach grants through peer-reviewed competition. The most common sources of external funding include:

Funding Support at UBC

See UBC Office of Research Services (ORS) for an updated list of external funding agencies and deadlines. Learn more about other resources available to researchers at UBC:

  • A calendar of funding deadlines, which lists the current and upcoming funding opportunities that are most frequently applied to by UBC researchers;
  • The Grant Facilitation Network, a network of granting experts distributed across the faculties who offer varying levels of support from accounting to grant writing to strategic planning;
  • Proposal development support, Support Programs to Advance Research Capacity (SPARC) Office, and VP Research & International Office; and
  • Regular funding workshops tailored to specific disciplines and funding opportunities.