Canada announces $6 M research funding for colleges

January 25, 2016

Canada has provided nearly $6 M to support colleges and polytechnics via the Community and College Social Innovation Fund (CCSIF). The funding will be used to research a variety of social issues, including community safety, poverty, and local economic development. “These investments will advance meaningful, creative solutions to pressing social challenges that will bring real change to communities across Canada,” said SSHRC President Ted Hewitt. Colleges and Institutes Canada President Denise Amyot added, “We are thrilled to see the federal government’s support for these initiatives that allow community organizations to tap into the talent, facilities, and capabilities of Canada’s colleges and institutes." SSHRC | CICan