Appendix G - Possible Funding Sources for Student-led Events

Internal Funding Opportunities

  • Enterprise, Opportunity, and Innovation Fund
  • Student Life Endowment Fund (SLEF)
  • Graduate Students Endowment Fund

External Funding Opportunities

Diversity Fund (Bell)

As part of Bell’s commitment to take a strong stance against racism, social injustice and the impacts on ethno-cultural communities, the Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund supports the mental health and well-being of members of Black, Indigenous, and other racialized communities across Canada. The Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund supports organizations with projects aiming to reduce the stigma around mental illness and/or increase access to culturally informed mental health and well-being support for Black, Indigenous, and other racialized communities in Canada. For the 2021 cycle, the Bell Let’s Talk Diversity Fund provided grants of up to $200,000.

Government Grants

Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant Program (ON Gov)

Led by the Anti-Racism Directorate (ARD), the Anti-Racism Anti-Hate Grant (ARAH) Grant Program focuses on supporting community-led initiatives that will increase public education and awareness on the impact of racism and hate, in all of its many forms.

Anti-Racism Action Program

The Anti-Racism Action Program is intended to help address barriers to employment, justice and social participation among Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities, and religious minorities.

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

CIHR is joining forces with The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to support the Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative. Together, the agencies will support social sciences and humanities projects on the themes of race, gender, and diversity with a focus on health.

Not-for-profit Grants

Community Mobilization Fund (Canadian Race Relations Fund)

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) has announced the CRRF Community Mobilization Fund (CMF), a fund program providing grants from $5,000-$20,000 for anti-racism projects across the country.