Administer a Chair


The Chairs Administration Guide outlines the terms and conditions for administering Canada Research Chair awards. It does not cover terms and conditions related to contributions from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).


Universities are expected to follow the Public Communication Guidelines for Universities.

In addition, and in accordance with the Communication Guidelines for Chairholders, universities should make every effort to ensure that chairholders acknowledge the support of the Canada Research Chairs program.


For routine enquiries relating to the payment or administration of the grant, please contact Canada Research Chairs Financial Services at 613-995-2694 or by email at

For enquiries relating to program administration, interpretation of these terms and conditions please contact the Canada Research Chairs program officer responsible for your university.