Mental Health Commission of Canada

Community-based grants for research projects in cannabis and mental health

Program Summary

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) is seeking applicants from priority populations who are interested in conducting community-based research on the relationship between cannabis and mental health.


Eligible Recipients

  • People with lived and living experience of cannabis use and/or mental health problems or illnesses
  • First Nations, Inuit, and Métis
  • Immigrant, refugee, ethnocultural, and racialized
  • Two spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer
  • Communities who experience layers of oppression (e.g., homelessness, involvement in the justice system, sex work, and buying or selling street-level substances)

Application Deadline

Friday, May 29, 2020.

Contact Information

350 Albert Street, Suite 1210
Ottawa ON  K1R 1A4
Tel: 613.683.3755
Fax: 613.798.2989


Reception/Main number: 1.866.582.2808
F: 613.740.9932
General inquiries can also be emailed to: