Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF)

The objective of the Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF) is to support research and innovation projects that identify better ways to help people prepare for, return to or keep employment and become productive participants in the labour force.

Open Call for Proposals 2014-2015

The purpose of the 2014-2015 Call for Proposals is to fund research and review projects that improve knowledge in the areas of postsecondary education, labour market, and employment and training policy. OHCRIF will fund research and innovation projects that align with the priorities of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).

Research priorities for the 2014-2015 are the following:

  • Skills, productivity and return on investment
  • Policies to support postsecondary education (PSE) and training
  • Learning environments and teaching quality
  • The contribution of PSE and training to social inclusion
  • Improving the evidence-base for labour market programs, policy and service delivery

Schedule

Announcement Date: April 23, 2014
Closing Date: June 16, 2014

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Contact:

To request further information on the 2014-2015 Call for Proposals, send an email to OHCRIF@ontario.ca

Open Call for Proposals 2013-2014

The purpose of the 2013-14 Call for Proposals was to obtain evidence to support current policy and program development in the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in the areas of postsecondary education, labour market, and employment and training policy.

The themes of the 2013-14 OHCRIF Call for Proposals were the following:

  1. Preparing for and Participating in the Labour Market
  2. Increasing Participation in Postsecondary Education and Training
  3. Outcomes and Returns to Postsecondary Education and Training

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