The Guelph Family Health Study would like to acknowledge the financial contributions of the following sponsors:
Funding for the launch of the Guelph Family Health Study came from the University of Guelph’s Better Planet Project, including a major philanthropic gift from Bob and Gail Farquharson. Additional funding has been secured from i) local, provincial and federal levels of government, ii) non-governmental organizations and/or foundations, and iii) industry associations and corporations. All decisions regarding research design and implementation are directed by the Guelph Family Health Study research team without restriction by sponsors to publish and disseminate research findings. In relation to operations and funding requirements, researchers may engage with stakeholders and funders to seek feedback and report on progress and interim findings. Ensuring transparency and freedom to disseminate research findings is integral to the success of the Guelph Family Health Study.