The 2021 CEI is now closed.

All applications will be evaluated through April and May, and our goal is to communicate results and offer funding in June, 2021.

Thank you to everyone who submitted proposals!


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


  • 2021-04-18 — 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.
  • 2020-06-30 — All offers of funding to the 2020 CEI have been accepted. Browse all 2020 CEI proposals here.






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