Global Fund

About the Grant

The Global Fund offers UBC students the opportunity to create and execute a project in partnership with a BC-based community partner. The Global Fund is designed for projects aiming to address community-rooted social justice and/or environmental justice issues. Strong projects will have an intercultural focus.

Applicants can request funds between $3,000 to $5,000 CAD. They must complete the project within 4 – 6 months of receiving funds.

This fund is in partnership with the UBC Alma Mater Society.

Eligibility GuidelinesReview the eligibility requirements ahead of time to ensure you meet them.
Global Fund – Application PackageThis sample application package from the 2023/24 year can be used as a reference. Please note that the application may change in 2024/25 cycle.
Global Fund – Application ToolkitProvides guidance about how to respond to each of the sections within the application.
Please review the toolkit before starting your application.
CCEL Grants Partnership Agreement (PDF)Use this document to establish project expectations, needs, and processes with your community partner.
Application DeadlineApplications for CCEL grants are now closed for the 2023/24 year. Please check back in November 2024 for details for the 2024/25 cycle.


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