This program supports initiatives that improve the quality of residential construction and strengthens consumer protection for new home buyers.
We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Building Excellence Research & Education Grants program. You can find out more about the program and the application process in our Step-by-Step Guide and Frequently Asked Questions below:
The Building Excellence Research & Education Grants program was launched in 2015, to foster excellence and encourage sharing of industry best practices. Since its inception, the program has provided almost $2.69 million in grants to 65 organizations.
Each year grants are awarded to organizations and initiatives that demonstrate innovation in the following:
- Construction technology
- Energy efficiency & sustainability
- Emerging technologies
- Housing market studies & trends
- Residential construction practices
Researchers can apply for up to $30,000 in funding.
The following projects have been awarded funding through the program:
Find out how the University of Toronto used their Building Excellence Research and Education Grant funding to develop a design guide to enhance the liveability and resilience of multi-use residential buildings (MURBs) – Version 2.0: MURB Design Guide .