Applied Research and Development grants

Research involving Indigenous Peoples and communities

The nature and extent of meaningful engagement in a project should be determined jointly by the relevant individuals or communities and the research team and appropriate to community characteristics and the nature of the research.

Engagement must start at the very beginning of project planning, in developing the research question itself and continue throughout the remainder of the research process.

Applicants whose research involves Indigenous Peoples or communities must:

Where possible, CCI program staff will ensure that reviewers on these applications have experience or expertise in research involving Indigenous Peoples or communities.

Examples of best practices and forms of meaningful engagement that might be appropriate for various types of research are available in the CCI guide for research involving Indigenous Peoples and communities.

We also encourage contacting your institution for additional resources, policies and guidance.

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