The Manitoba Research Alliance (MRA) is a group of academic researchers, students, and community partners producing community-based research. The MRA, hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba, has held 4 successful Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grants.

In our current grant entitled Community-Driven Solutions to Poverty: Challenges and Possibilities, the MRA is supporting community-based research projects in four research streams:

  • Community Economic Development (CED)
  • Housing
  • Education, Employment and Social Inclusion
  • Justice, Safety and Security

MRA co-investigators, co-applicants, and collaborators are eligible to apply for funding.

  • If you’d like to get in touch with stream leads to talk about research ideas, they are listed below with contact information.
  • Here‘s a helpful guide with all of the application sections to help you prepare.
  • This budget template will assist in your preparation.
  • If you have any questions about the process, please contact Project Coordinator Andrée Forest aforest@policyalternatives.ca

Once you are ready: