ResearchImpact 2009 Funding Opportunities York University and the University of Victoria, as founding members of ResearchImpact – Canada’s emerging knowledge mobilization network, are pleased to announce the following opportunities for research funding. Please visit www.researchimpact.ca for more details on these opportunities. These investments are intended to maximize the impact of research toward efficient and effective human services, more responsive public policies and greater cultural understanding. Joint Funding Opportunities 1. Housing and Homelessness Research – One grant of up to $30,000 to be awarded 2. Child and Youth Mental Health Research – One grant of up to $30,000 to be awarded These awards require a joint application between York and U Victoria researchers and relevant non-academic partners and must adhere to all guidelines identified in the application. Graduate Student Internships 1. University of Victoria – 10 Internships available for the summer of 2009. Click here for application details. 2. York University – Internship opportunities in conjunction with ACCELERATE Ontario. Click here for details. Supporting Social Innovation in York Region Consultations with leading partners in York Region have identified two priority areas as themes for targeted KM activity: 1. Child and Youth Mental Health – One grant of up to $30,000 to be awarded – Up to 6 internships worth $15,000 to be awarded 2. Immigration and Human Services – One grant of up to $30,000 to be awarded – Up to 6 internships worth $15,000 to be awarded Click here for application details.