The Applied Research Fund

Fund now closed.

The Applied Research Fund supports projects related to to regional development and public policy in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The objectives of the Applied Research Fund are to:

  1. Provide research evidence to inform policy making and/or to assist communities, industry and governments in their local decision-making;
  2. To increase faculty research in regional development and public policy and to incorporate community needs in research projects;
  3. To make a difference in the lives of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The ARF provides up to $15,000 to investigate regional development and public policy in NL.


 ARF Final report format (table of contents).
ARF Knowledge Mobilization Plan guide.



Mandy Strickland
Coordinator, Yaffle & Funding Programs
The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development
Ph. 709-864-2919



The Harris Centre

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000