Indigenous Research Grants Program

Indigenous Research Grants Program

Deadline to Apply: October 31, 2023 by 5pm

The submission portal for the Fall 2023 cycle of the RISE Indigenous Research Grants Program is now open!

The Indigenous Research Grants Program will provide funding to graduate student, post-doctoral, faculty, and non-academic researchers. Grants are typically issued up to $5,000 for graduate student and post-doctoral researchers and up to $10,000 for PhD level and non-academic researchers. Grants are intended to cover short-term projects (i.e., duration of one year or less) and can include piloting/prototyping.

Key Indigenous Research Grants Program Dates:

  • October 31st, 2023 – Application portal closes at 5:00pm EST
  • November 2023 – Submissions will be reviewed
  • December 2023 – Successful applicants will be notified of their grant award

We would like to invite you to share this opportunity with your departments, organizations, researchers or individuals within your network.

For more information about RISE, visit Please reach out to the RISE team via email at if you have any questions or would like to talk about the scope of your proposal.