Supporting Innovation in Pharmacy for a Healthier Canada

Innovation Fund Grant

 2017 Recipients
 Dr. Ross Tsuyuki
 Dr. Feng Chang
 Dr. Lori MacCallum

As Canada's only national pharmacy charity, since 1945 CFP has transformed more than $2 million in individual and corporate donations into awards, bursaries and scholarships for pharmacy innovators and leaders across the country. Grants from the Innovation Fund are a core component of CFP's commitment to support pharmacy for a healthier Canada.

To be considered for an Innovation Grant, you must be a pharmacist engaged in research or an innovative model of pharmacy practice that seeks to advance the profession in ways that can demonstrably improve the health of patients. CFP can award up to $100,000 in total funding for grants this year.

Interested applicants can now apply for a 2018 grant! Please note this is an online process that occurs in three stages:

Stage 1 - Letter of Intent
Please complete and submit the Letter of Intent form by FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018. Click here to begin the online process.

Stage 2 - Selection of Finalists
CFP's Board reviews the Letters of Intent and selects finalists in June. Finalists are asked to send a full application by July 31.

Stage 3 - Selection of Grant Recipients
CFP's Grants Review Committee reviews the finalists' applications and makes its recommendations for funding in October. The Board selects and notifies the winners.

For more information, contact CFP Executive Director Dayle Acorn at or 905.997.3238.

Related links:

2017 news article: 2017 Innovation Grants total almost $140K

2016 news article: Introducing the 2016 Innovation Fund winners

Annual Innovation Gala to honour Grant recipients

Innovation Fund Grant Recipients

Dr. Feng Chang
High-dose, high-risk opioid use, University of WaterlooView More Details
Dr. Lori MacCallum
Diabetes follow-up, Banting & Best Diabetes Centre, U of TView More Details
Dr. Ross Tsuyuki
UTI Management, University of AlbertaView More Details
Dr. Barbara Farrell
Deprescribing, Bruyère Research InstituteView More Details
Dr. Line Guénette
Adherence e-tools, Laval UniversityView More Details
Sara Guilcher
Seamless care, University of TorontoView More Details

Christine Hughes, Terri Schindel, Rene Breault
Alberta Pharmacy Services Framework, University of AlbertaView More Details
Sherilyn Houle
Travel medicine, University of WaterlooView More Details
Tejal Patel, Dr. Linda Lee
Support for frail elderly, University of WaterlooView More Details
Drs. Jeff Taylor and Kerry Mansell
Minor ailments, University of SaskatchewanView More Details
John Papastergiou
Home-visit medication reviewsView More Details

Drs. Carlo Marra & Larry Lynd
PHInDMORE (medication management), University of British ColumbiaView More Details
Pharmacists Manitoba
Smoking cessationView More Details
Certina Ho
Safety Alerts, ISMP CanadaView More Details
Lisa McCarthy
PRIME (personalized medicine)View More Details

Ontario Pharmacists Association, Green Shield Canada
Hypertension managementView More Details
Neil McKinnon
SafetyNET-Rx, Dalhousie UniversityView More Details

Dr. Lisa Guirguis
Pharmacist prescribing, University of AlbertaView More Details
2007 & 2008
Dr. Ross Tsuyuki
Chronic disease management, University of AlbertaView More Details