CIS-2008 Funders

Funding and/or in kind support for the CIS-2008 came from a variety of sources; namely, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), Provincial and Territorial child welfare authorities, Aboriginal child welfare organizations, participating universities, and research funding organizations.

Public Health Agency of Canada

Core funding for the CIS-2008 is provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Injury and Child Maltreatment Division.

Provinces and Territories

All provinces and territories provided considerable staffing support for the CIS-2008 through their child welfare workers, support staff, and administrators. In addition, the following provinces provided funds to oversample in their jurisdiction with the aim of producing province-specific estimates and supporting the First Nations component of the CIS:

  • Alberta (Oversampling)
  • British Columbia (Oversampling & FNCIS)
  • Manitoba (FNCIS)
  • Ontario (Oversampling & FNCIS)
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec (Oversampling)
  • Saskatchewan (Oversampling)

Universities and Research Grants

Salary support for the CIS investigators, research infrastructure and additional grant funding were provided by the following organizations:

  • McGill University
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Calgary
  • Université Laval
  • Centre jeunesse de Montréal, Institut Universitaire
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Centres of Excellence for Child Well-Being, Public Health Agency of Canada


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