Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF)

Archive of Previous Call for Proposals

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.

Call for Proposals 2016-2017

Research priorities for the 2016-2017 Call for proposals were the following:

  • Skills and return on investment
  • Postsecondary education (PSE) and training policies
  • Labour market programs, policy and service delivery

Schedule

Announcement Date:  March 10, 2016
Closing Date:  April 25, 2016

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Call for Proposals 2015-2016

Research priorities for the 2015-2016 Call for Proposals were the following:

  • Skills and return on investment
  • Postsecondary education (PSE) and training policies
  • Labour market programs, policy and service delivery

Schedule

Announcement Date:  April 22, 2015
Closing Date:  June 1, 2015

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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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Call for Proposals 2013-2014

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

  • Preparing for and Participating in the Labour Market
  • Increasing Participation in Postsecondary Education and Training
  • Outcomes and Returns to Postsecondary Education and Training

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