Academic Resources

York University

YFS Student Advocacy Centre
416 736-2100 x44869
yfs.ca/students-rights-cheatsheet
advocacycentre@yfs.ca
Second Student Centre, Room 339

No-cost, confidential service providing, assistance, advocacy and advice in regards to academic and financial petitions, appeals, Senate appeals, academic hearings, while facilitating dispute resolution and mediation in regards to non-academic conflicts.

York University Graduate Students Association
416-736-5865
yugsa.ca/services/academic-and-individual-advocacy/
info@yugsa.ca
First Student Centre, Room 325

Advocates on behalf of individual graduate students helping them navigate York’s administration, deal with issues and solve problems.

Ontario

OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program
1-888-449-4478
1-800-465-3958 (TTY)
ontario.ca/page/osap-ontario-student-assistance-program

Grants and loans available from the province to help pay for post-secondary education. Restrictions apply.

Funding, Scholarship & Project Grant Opportunities

Student Grants/Scholarships/Bursaries

Many grants and scholarships are accessible through sites such as

Student Financial Profile
Many scholarships and bursaries are available to York students through the Student Financial Profile, which is a multi-purpose online application form that gives you access to financial support as well as on campus job opportunities. The SFP can be accessed through https://sfs.yorku.ca/aid/sfp

Scholarships Canada
www.scholarshipscanada.com/Index.aspx

Yconic
http://www.yconic.com/

UnivCan
https://www.univcan.ca/programs-and-scholarships/

Public Grants/Funding

Canadian Women’s Foundation: Violence Prevention Grant

Guidelines: https://www.canadianwomen.org/our-work/learn-about-funding/

Apply: https://www.canadianwomen.org/our-work/annual-violence-prevention-grants-2019/

Carthy Foundation Grants

Guidelines: http://www.carthyfoundation.org/fund.html

Apply: http://www.carthyfoundation.org/apply.html

Ontario Trillium Grant

Register & Apply: https://otf.ca/apply-grant

Deadline: https://otf.ca/apply-grant/registration-application-deadlines

Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program. Projects

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingforms/viewformbox/eng/MTA0NzM4

Apply:https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/community-multiculturalism-anti-racism/projects.html

Deadline: Ongoing

Youth Take Charge:

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingforms/viewformbox/eng/MTAzMTg3

Apply:https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/youth-take-charge.html

Multicultural Community Capacity Grant Program

Apply:https://www.ontario.ca/page/multicultural-community-capacity-grant-program

Preventing Gender-Based Violence: the Health Perspective

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingforms/viewformbox/eng/MTA1MTk0

Apply:www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/stop-family-violence/call-proposals-precenting-addressing-gender-based-violence-health-perspective-teen-youth-dating-violence-prevention.html

Harm Reduction Fund

Apply:https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/funding-opportunities/harm-reduction-fund.html 

Paul Yuzyk Youth Initiative for Multiculturalism

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingforms/viewformbox/eng/MTA0NzQx

Apply:https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/community-multiculturalism-anti-racism/paul-yuzyk-initiative.html

Victims Fund. Project Funding

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingforms/viewformbox/eng/MTA0MjMx

Apply:https://canada.justice.gc.ca/eng/fund-fina/cj-jp/fund-fond/proj.html

Youth Innovations SCALE Grant

Apply: https://otf.ca/yof/youth-innovations-stream

The System Innovations Stream

Apply: https://otf.ca/yof/system-innovations-stream

Partnership Development Grants :

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingforms/viewformbox/eng/MTA0NDU0

Apply: http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/partnership_development_grants-subventions_partenariat_developpement-eng.aspx

Grow Grants:

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingforms/viewformbox/eng/NTc0MA==

Apply:https://otf.ca/what-we-fund/investment-streams/grow-grants

Private Grants/Funding

The Safe Community Grant

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingformsprivates/viewformbox/eng/MTQ0NzM=

Apply: https://www.hydroone.com/login?EC=

Google Ad Grants

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingformsprivates/viewformbox/eng/MTIwMzI=

Apply: https://www.google.ca/intl/en/grants/

Deadline: Ongoing

Rainbow Grant

https://fundsuite.fundingportal.com/Fundingformsprivates/viewformbox/eng/MTM2NjY=

Apply:http://communityone.ca/grants-awards/

Deadline: Opens February 2019

Walmart Canada Community Giving Grant

Apply: https://www.walmartcanada.ca/community-giving/corporate-giving

Deadline: Ongoing

Shell Canada Funding

Apply: https://www.shell.ca/en_ca/sustainability/communities/funding-guidelines-process.html

Deadline: Ongoing

Air Canada

Apply: https://www.aircanada.com/ca/en/aco/home/about/corporate-responsibility/community.html

Deadline: Ongoing


Toronto Funding


Community Events Grants

Apply: https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/get-involved/community/investment-funding-programs/community-projects-and-events/

Deadline: Friday, October 26 at midnight (11:59 p.m.)


Toronto Foundation Social Impact Investment

Guidelines: https://torontofoundation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/TF-SEDF-call-for-proposal-Guidelines.FINAL_.pdf

Apply: https://torontofoundation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/TF-SEDF-call-for-proposal-Application.-FINAL.docx