Funding for the studies described here are from a variety of sources as noted below:

Barriere and La Ronge studies were funded by:

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

SSHRC is an arm's-length federal agency that promotes and supports university-based research and training in the social sciences and humanities. Created by an act of Parliament in 1977, SSHRC is governed by a 22-member council that reports to Parliament through the Minister of Industry. SHRC-funded research fuels innovative thinking about real life issues, including the economy, education, health care, the environment, immigration, globalization, language, ethics, peace, security, human rights, law, poverty, mass communication, politics, literature, addiction, pop culture, sexuality, religion, Aboriginal rights, the past, our future.

Crowsnest Pass study was funded by:

The Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR)

The Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) is a nonprofit research institute composed of several disciplines working together to promote the safety, wellbeing and recovery of residents and communities following disasters. ICLR is focused on mitigation of the effects of disasters by improving communication strategies, providing counsel to families and businesses that are rebuilding, and assisting with construction of buildings that withstand disasters. ICLR is also concerned with increasing public awareness of hazards and safety precautions through the dissemination of information and research findings. Thus, communities may be more prepared in the event a disaster occurs.

Slave Lake study is funded by:

The Government of Alberta

The Government of Alberta is committed to supporting research initiatives that address environmental safety, health and wellness, and economic development of populations and communities. Research projects enable the province to improve services provided to Alberta residents. The goal is to enhance community development, and consequently, residents' work and home life.

The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research (ACCFCR)

The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research (ACCFCR) has a vision of seeing improvement in child and youth health and wellness. Namely, ACCFCR seeks to fund research studies addressing development in childhood and adolescence, promoting child and youth wellbeing, family functioning and cohesiveness, community resiliency, and long-term outcomes of programs.

Student support awards funded by:

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

CIHR has provided funding for Ambra Gullacher, 2007 Health Professional Student Research Award Recipient. CIHR is the Government of Canada's health research funding agency and annually supports the work of more than 11,000 researchers and trainees in universities, teaching hospitals, and research institutes across Canada. CIHR focuses on developing high-quality people, excellent science and training the next generation of health researchers. CIHR funds research that improves Canadians' health, health care system and quality of life. The Institutes seek to foster commercialization, moving research discoveries from academic setting to the marketplace. 94 cents of every dollar is allocated directly to fund Canadian health researchers.

Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS)

The Government of Alberta created Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions on January 1, 2010, to build on the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research’s legacy of excellence and capacity. AIHS supports to top-quality, internationally competitive health research and innovation activities. Research supported by AIHS seeks to further our understanding of health and disease, and to produce results that will make a difference to the health, economy and societal wellbeing of Albertans and people around the world.

Chinook Research Summer Awards

The intent of these awards is to stimulate interest in research and advance the training of undergraduate students from all Faculties, by providing them with a suitable research training experience with a University of Lethbridge faculty member who has an ongoing research program.