2013-2014 Developmental Services Research Grant Fund Call for Proposals

2013-2014 Developmental Services Research Grant Fund Call for Proposals

The Ministry of Community and Social Services has established a new research grant called the Developmental Services Research Grant Fund. Its goal is to improve knowledge across the developmental services sector.

The ministry is inviting research proposals on three topics:

1) Transitioning for people with a developmental disability

  •  Examples: youth transitioning with a developmental disability; transitioning into aging for people with a developmental disability

2) Employment and developmental disability

  • Examples: facilitating movement from school into employment;best practices around enhancing employment opportunities for people with a developmental disability;social enterprise options for people with a developmental disability

3) Natural and community-based support for people with a developmental disability

  • Example: promising practices that enhance the use of informal and/or community-based supports (including not-for-profit and for-profit sector)

Projects may be:

  • short term (less than one year in duration), or
  • long term (to a maximum of two years).

Preference will be given to submissions that show collaboration between the academic/research community and developmental services agencies.  Research projects that are funded through other sources are not eligible.

The deadline for applications is Friday, August 31, 2012 at 12 noon.

For more information:

http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/developmental/research_proposals.aspx

http://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/developmental/index.aspx

 

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