2021 SFU Community Engagement Initiative results are out!

All CEI applications have been reviewed and funding notifications were sent out to accepted applicants. This year we received 44 proposals and were able to fund 26 projects. Overall, the impact of SFU’s Community Engagement Initiative has been very positive in its first eight years with 166 projects funded and $950,968 allocated over that period.


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


  • 2021-05-21 — All 2021 CEI applications have been reviewed and funding notifications were sent out to accepted applicants.
  • 2021-04-18 — The 2021 CEI is now closed! We are honoured to have the chance to support your work! Please subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on the CEI.
  • 2021-03-09 — The 2021 CEI is now open! Read the call for proposals.






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