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Research Funding available

In collaboration with Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan offers Saskatchewan researchers funding support for Alzheimer and Dementia-related research. Eligibility Check deadline: Sept 29th, 2022

-- Our community partner, the Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan has a new partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) to fund dementia research in Saskatchewan through a Dementia Solutions Program. Content below is provided by the Alzheimer Society.

Dementia Solutions Program:

Funding Opportunities Available - SHRF 2022-2023 Solutions Program

You may have expressed interest in past funding from SHRF related to the focus areas in this year’s competition. Please see below for details regarding new SHRF funding opportunities and circulate this information to any relevant colleagues within your team or network.

Program Overview:

The purpose of the Solutions Program is to support collaborative and engaged research for the development and implementation of innovations to address timely Saskatchewan health needs and create a sustainable impact in a focused area. Teams must include two (2) Saskatchewan-based researchers from different disciplines and (1) Saskatchewan-based knowledge user applicant.

Focus Area:

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Offered in partnership with Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan

To be eligible for partnered funding, applications must address funding research into finding treatments, causes and cures, and improving the quality of life for people living with dementia or one of the following are interest areas identified by the ASOS Board:

  • Diagnosis
  • Prevention/Risk Reduction
  • Culturally Sensitive Care
  • Long Term Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Social Inclusion

Applications must pass relevancy check by Alzheimer Society at eligibility to continue to full application.

Questions about fit with focus area can be directed to the Program Manager, Karen Tilsley (


Funding Opportunities:

Innovation Grant: Up to $50,000 for 1 year

Support interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teams including knowledge-users to catalyze innovative new ideas and approaches, promoting creative problem solving to address one of the focus areas named in this year’s competition.

Impact Grant: Up to $150,000 for 2 years

Support interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teams including knowledge-users to advance the translation of research into real world settings and practical applications to address one of the focus areas named in this year’s competition. 

Important Dates

Eligibility Check Cut-off: September 29, 2022 – 4:30 p.m. CST

Application Deadline: November 17 – 4:30 p.m. CST

Funding Start: March 1, 2023

Information Webinar can be viewed online:

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Any questions regarding fit with focus area or funding opportunity can be directed to Karen Tilsley (