CIHR Open Operating Grant Program Competitions – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – 2015 – Long descriptions

Figure 1 - Application and Funding Statistics OOGP and Related Programs

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2005-06** there were 3,365 applications 2,245 were not approved, 33% were approved. Of the 33% 60 were additional funded full-term grants, 103 were additional funded bridge grants and 957 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2006-07 there were 3,672 applications 2,597 were not approved, 29% were approved. Of the 29% 72 were additional funded full-term grants, 87 were additional funded bridge grants and 916 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2007-08 there were 3,894 applications 2,815 were not approved, 28% were approved. Of the 28% 62 were additional funded full-term grants, 188 were additional funded bridge grants and 829 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2008-09 there were 3,625 applications 2,582 were not approved, 29% were approved. Of the 29% 59 were additional funded full-term grants, 168 were additional funded bridge grants and 816 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2009-10 there were 3,680 applications 2,535 were not approved, 31% were approved. Of the 31% 40 were additional funded full-term grants, 308 were additional funded bridge grants and 797 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2010-11 there were 4,416 applications 3,403 were not approved, 23% were approved. Of the 23% 39 were additional funded full-term grants, 168 were additional funded bridge grants and 806 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2011-12 there were 4,636 applications 3,675 were not approved, 21% were approved. Of the 21% 44 were additional funded full-term grants, 115 were additional funded bridge grants and 802 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2012-13, there were 4,577 applications, 3,607 were not approved, 21% were approved. Of the 21%, 37 were additional funded full-term grants, 133 were additional funded bridge grants and 801 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2013-14, there were 4,586 applications, 3,692 were not approved, 20% were approved. Of the 20%, 38 were additional funded full-term grants, 99 were additional funded bridge grants and 801 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2014-15, there were 5,389 applications, 4,403 were not approved, 18% were approved. Of the 18%, 33 were additional funded full-term grants, 156 were additional funded bridge grants and 797 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2015-16, there were 2,682 applications, 2,182 were not approved, 19% were approved. Of the 19%, 14 were additional funded full-term grants, 103 were additional funded bridge grants and 383 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

  • Additional full-term grants: Applications to the OOGP that are funded from other program budgets beyond the core competition budget, e.g. Institutes and external partners; usually financing the full peer review recommended term and amount.
  • Bridge grants: Applications to the OOGP that are provided with up to one year of funding from other program budgets beyond the core competition budget.

**Applications approved in the September and March competitions of one year (e.g. September 2004 and March 2005) start to be financed in the subsequent fiscal year (e.g. fiscal year 2005-2006).

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Figure 2 - Application and Funding Statistics OOGP and Related Programs (Graph including only Fundable Applications - i.e., applications rated 3.5 or above)

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2005-06** there were 2,124 fundable applications 1,004 were not approved, 53% were approved. Of the 53% 60 were additional funded full-term grants, 103 were additional funded bridge grants and 957 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2006-07 there were 2,298 fundable applications 1,223 were not approved, 47% were approved. Of the 47% 72 were additional funded full-term grants, 87 were additional funded bridge grants and 916 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2007-08 there were 2,572 fundable applications 1,493 were not approved, 42% were approved. Of the 42% 62 were additional funded full-term grants, 188 were additional funded bridge grants and 829 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2008-09 there were 2,384 fundable applications 1,341 were not approved, 44% were approved. Of the 44% 59 were additional funded full-term grants, 168 were additional funded bridge grants and 816 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2009-10 there were 2,396 fundable applications 1,251 were not approved, 48% were approved. Of the 48% 40 were additional funded full-term grants, 308 were additional funded bridge grants and 797 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2010-11 there were 2,836 fundable applications 1,823 were not approved, 36% were approved. Of the 36% 39 were additional funded full-term grants, 168 were additional funded bridge grants and 806 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2011-12 there were 2,978 fundable applications 2,017 were not approved, 32% were approved. Of the 32% 44 were additional funded full-term grants, 115 were additional funded bridge grants and 802 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2012-13, there were 2,976 fundable applications, 2,005 were not approved, 33% were approved. Of the 33%, 37 were additional funded full-term grants, up to 133 were additional funded bridge grants and 801 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding was to begin in fiscal year 2013-14, there were 3,210 fundable applications, 2,272 were not approved, 29% were approved. Of the 29%, 38 were additional funded full-term grants, 99 were additional funded bridge grants and 801 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding is to begin in fiscal year 2014-15, there were 3,991 fundable applications, 3,005 were not approved, 25% were approved. Of the 25%, 33 were additional funded full-term grants, 156 were additional funded bridge grants and 797 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

For applications where funding is to begin in fiscal year 2015-16, there were 1,959 fundable applications, 1,459 were not approved, 26% were approved. Of the 26%, 14 were additional funded full-term grants, 103 were additional funded bridge grants and 383 were approved applications funded under OOGP core budget.

  • Additional full-term grants: Applications to the OOGP that are funded from other program budgets beyond the core competition budget, e.g. Institutes and external partners; usually financing the full peer review recommended term and amount.
  • Bridge grants: Applications to the OOGP that are provided with up to one year of funding from other program budgets beyond the core competition budget.

**Applications approved in the September and March competitions of one year (e.g. September 2004 and March 2005) start to be financed in the subsequent fiscal year (e.g. fiscal year 2005-2006).

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