How to apply

To apply for SPARK knowledge translation (KT) training, complete our online application form by December 5, 2019 (following the instructions in our application guide).

If you wish to apply for a subsidy (and have lived experience with substance use or a mental health problem or illness or have limited resources), include a completed subsidy application form. Note: our application review criteria ensure that subsidies are equitably distributed.

Email us at if you have further application questions.

Meet your SPARK mentors!


Innovation to Implementation (I2I) guide — learn how to achieve the KT results you want.

Free online I2I course — learn how to use the seven key steps for KT success (in less than 20 minutes).

SPARK community

Connect with over 200 “SPARKies,” whose KT training has helped them make a positive impact on communities across Canada. #mhccspark

Past SPARK projects

See how SPARK participants have learned to effect change in the mental health.