A huge part of what we do is support students and community members in their advocacy initiatives. One of the ways we can provide support is through one-time funding requests. To submit an application, please click here. Check out all the projects we funded in the 2018-2019 year!
TEXTILE Magazine, a new local media collective by and for marginalized voices
Break Through the Stereotypes Awareness Week by the Accessible Learning Centre
Caribbean Cultural Weekend for the Islands
Unist’ot’en Film Screening Fundraiser hosted by a grassroots folks in KW
UNDRIP Letter Writing Night organized by a group of Laurier Brantford Grad students
ROOTS: Black Face, White Space - Documentary Launch
Pride is Political Workshop by Brantford Pride
The Manitoba Story Screening: A Discussion on the Basic Income Pilot Project
Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) Bursaries
The CCBR is focused on strengthening communities through social research. Their approach to research is participatory and action-oriented in a way that mobilizes people to participate as full and equal members of society. They are an independent, non-profit organization located in Kitchener, Ontario.
The Helmut Braun Memorial Award was established in 2001 by CCBR. This award is named after Helmut Braun, an advocate for the rights of folks living with mental health issues. The fund contributes to the cost of post-secondary education for students pursuing social studies in a variety of disciplines, for students in financial need. From 2015 to 2019, the award was largely funded by LSPIRG.