Research Support Fund

The Research Support Fund assists Canadian postsecondary institutions and their affiliated research hospitals and institutes with the expenses associated with managing the research funded by the three federal research granting agencies (i.e., CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC awards)

While Tri-Agency research awards cover costs such as research equipment, and research assistant salaries, the RSF funding is applied to indirect costs, limited by the program to five categories:

In the 2016-17 year, CMCC used 30% of funding through the RSF on “Research Facilities”, and 70% of the funding on the "Management and Administration" category.

Find out more about the RSF.