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Simon Fraser University is committed to supporting its researchers at all stages of their projects. Find resources and get assistance from proposal development to ongoing compliance through to project closure.

Important Notice: For up-to-date information on how COVID-19 is affecting research activities at SFU, please see our COVID-19 Information page.

Award and funding opportunities

SFU Funding Opportunities Database, institutional strategic awards, start-up research grants

Compliance and safety

Animal care, biosafety, conflicts of interest, legal compliance, malware and dangerous computer files, open-access requirements, radiation safety, research compliance, research ethics


Ethics reviews and approvals, policies and guidelines, research ethics board information and schedules, training and resources, multi-jurisdictional approval process

Forms and documents

Searchable, filterable index of research administration form and documents

Institutional Strategic Awards

Support and resources for tri-agency, institutionally-sponsored and other complex grants and award programs; research project managers; awards and prizes.

Managing an award

Account setup and closure, changes in status, data management, funds transfers and residual balances, ownership of equipment, Tri-Agency project changes.

Proposal and budget development

Budget development, proposal development, calculating costs

Reporting and monitoring

Reporting, audit monitoring and management, site visits


Funding and compliance training for researchers, students and staff.