The COVID-19 Research Fund aims to support innovative research projects with the potential to have a swift impact on the evolving clinical challenges related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Where appropriate, proposal should demonstrate coordination with clinical services and alignment with clinical needs.
Award is open to Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) clinicians and researchers involved with patient care and/or research located at Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, Richmond Hospital, Lions Gate Hospital or GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre.
Please contact Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI) Education and Funding Manager if you are unsure if you meet the eligibility requirements. VCHRI reserves the right to declare applications ineligible.
Forms and Guidelines
For VCH applicants without a University of British Columbia (UBC) appointment**:
For applicants with a UBC appointment**:
- UBC Research Project Information Form (RPIF)
- Additional resources for applicants with a UBC appointment can be found here.
Note: Department Head, Dean and ORS signatures on the RPIF and Research Module can be obtained after submission.
*VCHRI is now using a Biographical Sketch for all internal award funding opportunities. See the instructions on how to complete this part of the application.
**If you have an appointment at both UBC and VCH, you only need to complete the RPIF, not the VCHRI Grant Cover Sheet.
VCHRI partners with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation on the COVID-19 Research Fund.