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.

Call for Proposals 2019-2020

OHCRIF will fund research to enhance the evidence base for workforce development strategies, ideas and approaches to support the positive participation of Ontarians in the labour market to help them better plan for and respond to the needs of employers.

The ministry is interested in proposals that respond to one of the following research themes:

  • Overcoming barriers to support successful participation in the labour market for Ontario’s current and future workforce
  • Supporting employer participation in workforce development strategies/programs and their role in building the workforce they need to grow their businesses


Announcement Date: January 17, 2020
Closing Date: February 17, 2020


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To request further information on the 2019-20 Call for Proposals, send an email to OHCRIF@ontario.ca.

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