With your help,
we can change that.

Over 11 million Canadians suffer with Neuromusculoskeletal pain and disability – each year.

More than heart disease, diabetes and mental illness – put together.

Scientifically validated research is vital to improve patient health, public policy and clinical practice outcomes.

Working in close collaboration with partners from within and outside our profession, CCRF invests in research you can trust. 


CCRF has already invested over $1.5 million in Canadian NMSK related projects through its National Research Fund.

CCRF invests in scientifically sound projects with local, national and global impact

Our lean, straightforward process minimizes bureaucracy to attract dynamic projects from established and emerging researchers.

Eligible research teams are invited to submit bids to address scientific questions critical to the advancement of MSK health and related areas of well-being.

Individual grant pledges  for up to $10,000 for high-quality proposals to funders outside chiropractic.



New: CCRF’s 1st Request for Tender is now open! Proposal deadline is January 2024. Learn more here.

CCRF’s Fall 2023 Request for Proposals (RFP) is now closed. Thank you to all who have applied. Submitters will be notified of their proposals’ status in mid December. Grants to be announced in Spring 2024.

CCRF’s Spring 2024 RFP will be announced in April 2024. Watch for details as they become available.

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Shared goals. Shared resources. Shared success.

Plug into CCRF’s vast network of world class researchers and facilities. Access international chiropractic organizations as well as community and private foundations. With its national research mandate, CCRF has the widest overview of MSK research, funding, partnerships and practitioners available in Canada.

The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is pleased to announce the signing of a


(TORONTO) October 31, 2023. The Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation (CCRF) is proud to announce


TORONTO, Ontario, October 12, 2023 – In honour of World Spine Day, the Canadian


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Dr. Vince Adams ran 13.7 km wearing a 46 kg. vest and raised $1,500 for CCRF. “It was hard,” he laughed, “But it was worth it.”

- Dr. Vince Adams

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We’d also like to gratefully acknowledge our founding member, the Canadian Chiropractic Association (CCA). Their vision, support and ongoing generosity enables us to continue our critical work.

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