Thank you for your commitment to community engagement. 

Over the last 9 years, SFU's Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) has funded 208 proposals and has awarded over $1 million in funding. We received 52 proposals this year, the overall quality of which continues to demonstrate SFU’s deep commitment to partnering well with communities. Check out our history of funded proposals.

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Grants to catalyze community-university impact 

SFU’s Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) offers small grants of up to $10,000 to SFU staff and faculty for projects developed with community partners that strengthen relationships and catalyze meaningful impact.

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Latest Updates


  • 2023-06-02 — This year's offers of funding have now gone out. Check out our growing list of funded proposals!
  • 2023-04-15 — The 2023 CEI is now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal. To get notified when the CEI opens again, please make sure you're subscribed to our newsletter.
  • Join us on March 16, 3-5pm to shift perspectives and disrupt stereotypes about homelessness in later life. This is a CEI funded project featuring a panel discussion with lived experts of homelessness, opportunities to connect with other community members, and complimentary refreshments. Register for your free tickets now at:






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