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The links below are intended to support your efforts in both securing and administering research funding. FES faculty members are encouraged to seek out sources of external funding. If there is additional information or links you would like to see posted here, please let the FES Research Officer know. The Research Officer may also be able to provide further assistance in identifying funding opportunities.
IMPORTANT NOTE: External funding applications must include an Office of Research Services (ORS) Application Checklist and be signed by the Dean. Please submit any external funding applications to the FES Research Officer.
Major research granting institutions in Canada
Other Canadian research funding sources
Sources for funding international research
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) Programs
University Partnerships for Cooperation and Development Program (UPCDP)
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) – Climate Change Development Fund
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) – Conference Fund
Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) – The Indigenous People Partnership Program
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) – Sabbatical Awards
United Nations International Prize for Water
United Nations Environment Programme Awards
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – Agricultural Research Funding Guide
World Bank – Global Environment Facility Program
World Bank – Cofinancing
World Bank – Information for Development Program
World Bank – Japan Policy and Human Resources Development Fund
Resources to help you find other sources of research funding.
Information about allowable expenses, conference travel, financial tools and managing/tracking your research accounts. York’s Finance Department oversees all the University’s financial activities.
Funding types and allocation
Overview of York’s accounting system
Accountable advances and reimbursement of expenses
Getting reimbursed by direct deposit
American Express Corporate Travel Card
Conference/research travel expenses and bookings
Direct link to all finance/accounting forms (on the Finance Department website)
The Office of Research Services (ORS) is responsible for research ethics at York. All research subject to ethics review must be approved by the appropriate ethics review body before the research may begin. Be sure to review all related links and information on the pages below so you have a thorough understanding of your responsibilities.