CONNECTING RESEARCH AND POLICY FOR BETTER LAND MANAGEMENT

Call for Proposals

Call For Proposals

Summer 2017s

Successful applicants will be notified by September 29, 2017. 


For specific information about each research area, click on the link below:

Additionality and economic incentives to sustainable agriculture in Alberta
Open Call


Selection Process
Applications will be pre-screened by ALI staff and then reviewed by the Research Advisory Committee (RAC). Upon the recommendations of the RAC, the Research Director and Director will make the final decision on the awards.

Requirements
Applicants must submit a completed application form along with a personal data form from a tri-council agency for themselves and each Co-Investigator. Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the links above. Please review the guidelines carefully before completing the application form. Please submit one PDF containing all required information and documentation on or before the deadline through the links above.

The following must be submitted within two months of project completion (i.e., by December 30, 2018 for one year projects):

1. A Final Report describing the research findings, methodology and conclusions as well as – and in a substantive manner – the policy issue that the research addresses and the implications of the report for policy and/or practice. For some projects specific synthesis reports will be required as outlined in the description of research areas.

2. A short (2–4 pages), non-technical summary of the Final Report.

The above documents will be posted on the ALI website.

Subsequent applications will only be considered if satisfactory final or interim progress reports of all previous and existing ALI grants have been fulfilled prior to the new application.  

Any published work that is derivative of the research supported by the grant must acknowledge the financial support received from the ALI. ALI must be provided with a copy of any publications.

Contact
All inquiries can be addressed to: albertalandinstitute@ualberta.ca. Please clearly indicate the nature of your email in the subject line. 

 

Past Calls

The calls for proposal below have now been completed. Application documents remain online as reference material for future proposal writers.

Winter 2015 (Completed)

The Alberta Land Institute has recently closed a Call for Proposals for its research grants competition in two research areas. The deadline for receipt of applications was January 25, 2016. Successful applicants were notified by March 31, 2016. For specific information about each research area, click on the questions below:

Natural Capital Accounting – Examining the Valuation of Agricultural Land, Stocks and Flows in Alberta

 Funding Payments for Ecosystem Services: Examining Legal and Economic Aspects of Private / Local Methods for Compensating Landowners
 

Spring 2014  (Completed)

ALI announced a Call for Proposals for its research grants competition in two research areas The application deadline was 4:00 PM on July 31, 2014.

- Spring 2014 Call for Proposals

Spring 2013  (Completed)

. The deadline for receipt of applications was June 28, 2013.

- Spring 2013 Call for Proposals

Fall 2012  (Completed)

ALI announced a Call for Proposals for its research grants competition in four research areas. The deadline for receipt of applications was November 30, 2012.

- Fall 2012 Call for Proposals