The S.M. Blair Family Foundation

Supporting Science, Technology, Communities, & The Arts in Canada Since 1982.

Our vision:


The S. M. Blair Family Foundation financially supports research and provides funding for charitable and educational purposes in Canada. It also encourages the training and development of Canadians in research.






Individual grants

We Endeavour To:

Balance funding between arts and social programs and scientific pursuits with both sectors including a significant component of educational initiatives.

Participate in a wide range of projects.

Make a significant contribution towards the success of smaller scale and early stage programs and initiatives.

Participate in multi year commitments only with milestone evaluations and options to discontinue.

Build Your Library.”

– Sidney Martin Blair



PLEASE NOTE: ALL applications for funding MUST be completed using the online application form linked above.  We can no longer accept applications submitted by email or post.


The Deadline for applications during our current round is May 15, 2022