What is the fund's mandate?
To support events, projects, and initiatives that are organized by and/or benefit Black, Indigenous, and people of colour at Concordia and within the broader community.
Who can apply?
Concordia undergraduate students are prioritized, but the fund is also open to graduate students, staff, faculty, and external community members. Student groups and associations must demonstrate in their supporting documents that they have already applied to relevant special project funds (ex. ASFA member associations must have applied for ASFA Special Project Funding, CSU Clubs must have applied for Special Clubs Funding, etc).
What expenses can/can't you apply for?
The fund does not cover competitions, conferences, alcohol, water bottles, or disposable cutlery/plates/cups.
How much can you apply for?
Projects may be awarded up to $1,000. Funding is generally provided in the form of expense reimbursements; original receipts are required for all requisitioned expenditures.
must include all projected expenses, the total cost of the project, any expected revenues, as well as other funding sources you have applied to and the status of those applications (if applicable).
Sample budgets can be found here.
No set deadline. Applications are accepted throughout the year, but should be submitted as far in advance as possible.
You will be notified by email following the Committee's decision. Please be sure to check your email (and Spam folder) regularly.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. For questions, or to schedule a meeting about a project proposal, please email the CSU BIPOC Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org.