The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre (SJDAWC) is calling for proposals from AVC faculty members for the 2024 grant competition. There is approximately $200,000 available this year for research, service, and integrated projects that benefit the welfare of animals.

**New this year**

Investigators must submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) before applying for a SJDAWC grant using the form available on our website.  Applications submitted without a NOI will not be considered and will need to be resubmitted the following year. 

Deadline for Notice of Intent (all project types): Thursday, September 14, 2023, 3:00pm

Deadline for Full Applications (all project types): Thursday, October 19, 2023, 3:00pm

Any help required with statistics/epidemiology, please reach out to Dr. Henrik Stryhn ( 

Here are some instructional videos to help you write your SJDAWC application.  

Informational video about the 2024 SJDAWC Grants Program: 

Tips for writing a successful SJDAWC grant application:

How to turn a clinical project into an animal welfare project: