Laurier Students' Public Interest Research Group (LSPIRG) is an incorporated not-for-profit organization that helps to develop advocacy tools and avenues for action. We operate autonomously from the university to uniquely serve both students and community members.

We fund independent and community oriented research projects through CCRLA (The Centre for Community Research Learning and Action), provide Board and Steering Committee experience, offer many different volunteer opportunities, and work with students and community members to raise awareness on a range of social and environmental justice issues. LSPIRG is funded through membership dues, paid automatically by students via the student levy and paid voluntarily by all other community members.

LSPIRG has been operating on the Waterloo campus since 2005 and have recently opened a Brantford office as of 2016.

*Note: The current funding period for LSPIRG has been closed for the remainder of the season. Thank you to all the amazing groups and projects that have reached out to us. We’re a small organization, so unfortunately we cannot fund every request we get. But we look forward to another semester working with you and supporting great initiatives.

The next funding request period will be Jan 7th - 21st 2019

Have a project, event or campaign idea? Already running one but need some more financial support? Submit your requests at the beginning of next semester!

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