Research CASH




Research CA$H (Capacity, Access, and Strength Here) is  an online grant-writing workshop presented in collaboration between Aurora Research Institute and Hotıì ts’eeda: NWT SPOR SUPPORT unit. This workshop is presented in phases that will guide participants through the development of a high quality, submission-ready research funding proposal to one of the Tri-Council agencies (SSHRC, CIHR, and NSERC). Our purpose is to build Northern research capacity and increase access to federal research funding programs for NWT researchers and communities.

Who Should Attend

  • Researchers
  • Community Health Program Staff
  • Indigenous and Regional Government
  • Co-management Board Staff
  • Knowledge Users
  • Partners on Research Initiatives 
  • Anyone interested in research in the NWT
  • Open to all NWT residents 

Welcome Message from Dr. John B. Zoe


Phase 1: Introduction to Research in the Northwest Territories 

Session 1: Welcome to the Research CA$H On-line Grant Writing Workshop

Welcome to Research CA$H: How to Navigate this online workshop

Basics of a Research Proposal

Session 2: Before You Begin: Considerations before Undertaking Research in the NWT

What is Research?

Considerations Before Undertaking Research in the NWT

Introduction to the Federal Research Funding Environment in Canada - VIDEO

Session 3: Developing a Research Question and Design 

Considering your Research Design

Formulating a Research Question - VIDEO

Is this a Good Research Question? Troubleshooting FAQ

Introduction to Research Methodologies: Considering your Research Design 

Phase 2: Developing a Research Proposal

Session 4: Building Research Relationships with Community Organizations                 Resources Go Live December 2021
Session 5: Reviewing Research from a Community Perspective

Resources Go Live 2022

Session 6: Research Licensing, Ethics and Regulations in the NWT

Resources Go Live December 2021

TCPS 2: Course on Research Ethics (CORE)

Session 7: Budget and Grant Administration 

Resources Go Live September 2021

Microsoft: Budget Templates
Microsoft Excel Tour

Session 8: Putting it all Together: Building a Proposal for Research Funding Resources Go Live 2022









Phase 3: Perfecting your Application 

Session 9:  Information Session and Live Q&A with Tri-Council Representatives Resources Go Live 2022
Session 10: Advanced Proposal Writing Bootcamp  Resources Go Live 2022
Session 11: Community & Partner Feedback for Tri-Council Funders Resources Go Live 2022


For any questions or feedback about Research CA$H, please contact:

Amanda Chaulk-Parrott

(Thank you to our funders: the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Government of the Northwest Territories, Department of Education, Culture and Employment