About CRIW Knowledge Mobilization Grant

The Centre for Research on Inclusion at Work (CRIW) is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity – the CRIW Knowledge Mobilization Grant. This grant is designed to advance inclusion at work by encouraging the dissemination of knowledge about inclusion-related issues, through an event or other knowledge mobilization activity(ies) that brings together interested parties. Creativity is encouraged: podcasts, discussion cafés, websites, and collective writing events would all be examples of eligible formats, in addition to more traditional meeting / small conference events. In 2023 the grant program is making up to CAD $10,000 available to fund up to two (2) knowledge mobilization projects (maximum value per project $5,000).

Application Deadline: March 30, 2023

Overview: CRIW will provide funding to design and deliver knowledge mobilization events or activities enabling knowledge sharing and open, respectful dialogues between practitioners, managers, academics, and/or graduate students interested in issues related to inclusion at work. Events /activities may be in-person, virtual, or hybrid (i.e., a mix of both in-person and virtual). CRIW knowledge mobilization activities are to be free to attend/use. Materials presented and discussed must be in at least one of the official languages.

Who should apply: Any faculty, postdoctoral or visiting scholar or graduate student affiliated with CRIW can lead or organize a CRIW knowledge mobilization activity, as long as the research team consists of one faculty member from the Sprott School of Business.


To be eligible for funding, applications must meet the following objectives:

  1. Facilitate the sharing of knowledge (based on practice, experience or research) on workplace inclusion-related topics, including but not limited to CRIW-funded research;
  2. Foster engagement / connections between CRIW researchers and knowledge users; employ participatory approaches to knowledge mobilization; and
  3. Encourage a broad range of stakeholders to contribute their views on future research directions and best practices related to inclusion-focused scholarship.

Submission guidelines

To apply for a CRIW Knowledge Mobilization grant, please submit a project proposal with the subject line “2023 CRIW Knowledge Mobilization Grant” to criw@carleton.ca by March 30th 2023, containing the following:

  • 2-5-page project summary, including project description, objectives, target audience, start date and duration
  • list of research team and partners (where applicable), discussing expertise and complementarity
  • role of student(s) and outcomes of project participation
  • detailed budget justification (Note: Travel costs to attend conferences or events are not eligible)
  • a copy of all researchers’ CVs
  • a description (max. 90 words) of the knowledge mobilization activity for placement in the recipient’s announcement

Contact Information

For inquiries please contact: criw@carleton.ca