Funding and Resources

Current Funding

For the 2016-17 fiscal year, NSHRF received $5,071,000 in funding from the Department of Health and Wellness.  The core grant was $4,571,000 and an additional $500,000 was requested and received from the Department of Health Wellness for targeted support to offset the impact that low national funding competition success rates has had on Nova Scotia's health researchers.

Historical Funding Information

Each year the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness provides NSHRF with core operating funds through a provincal grant. This graph depicts the difference between the core operating funding (blue) and the total revenue (orange). The total revenue is a result of NSHRF entrepreneurial activities plus the core grant and is a more accurate depiction of investment in the health research enterprise.