Organization: Leaders Opportunity Fund

CFI invests $62 million in university talent

The Canada Foundation is investing $63 million in 250 facilities at 37 universities through its Leaders Opportunity Fund, now known as the John R Evans Leaders Fund. Of the amount, $14.6 million comes from CFI’s Infrastructure Operating Fund….

CFI’s Leaders Opportunity Fund awards $27.9 million

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has announced the latest recipients of funding under its Leader’s Opportunity Fund (LOF). Nearly $28 million has been awarded to support 118 projects at 32 Canadian research institutions. The funding includes $21.4 million in research funding augmented by $6.4 million through its Infrastructure Operating Fund. The LOF is designed to…

CFI awards $59.4 million in new LOF funding

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced $59.4 in funding for the latest competition under its Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF). The funding supports 351 researchers undertaking 262 projects at 40 institutions. The awards include $45.7 million in direct LOF funding and $13.6 million from the Infrastructure Operating Fund….

CFI makes Leaders Opportunity Fund awards

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has awarded $45.5 million to 251 projects under its Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) and associated Infrastructure Operating Fund. The LOF is designed to give universities the flexibility to quickly attract and retain top-flight researchers by purchasing research infrastructure to sweeten compensation packages. The funds from the latest LOF competition…

CFI announces winners of Leaders Opportunity Fund

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced $22.5 million to support 134 projects under the Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF) and associated Infrastructure Operating Fund. The funding will support 157 researchers in a wide range of research fields at 31 institutions across Canada. The LOF is designed to help universities attract and retain top research…

CFI provides $26.4 million for infrastructure support

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has announced $26.4 million in funding under its Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF). The money goes to infrastructure support for 192 researchers across the country in a wide range of disciplines. The LOF will provide $22 million with the remainder ($4.4 million) coming from the Infrastructure Operating Fund….

CFI announces first awards under LOF program

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has announced the recipients of its first competition under the Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF), which replaced the New Opportunities and Career Awards funds. Designed to attract and retain top-flight researchers, the competition awarded $19.7 million to 145 investigators at 35 institutions. A further $3.9 million was awarded under the affiliated…