Win money to make a difference.

You want meaningful work. You want to innovate. You want to have impact. If you have an innovative idea designed to engage your community, we want to hear from you!

YES – I'm in!

$12,000 is available for innovative projects designed to engage community and ignite change in Surrey Centre, Brentwood, Metrotown, Lougheed, and Edmonds. Every meaningful journey starts with a first step — take yours today.

"The SFU Surrey - Central City Student Community Engagement Competition launch has sustained our mobile garden project through funding, publicity and community connections that allow us to create a network of Gro-Carts and urban food-growers in Surrey.” -Kate Elliott & Tammas Grogan, 2015 Community Engagement Competition Grand Award Winner

BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2016

Media Minds is an after school program for newcomer students in grades 6-9. By developing students’ interpersonal and communication skills through videography, Media Minds is able to ease the transition of newcomers into the community.

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BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2015

The Gro-Cart project seeks to empower members of the Surrey community by enabling them to grow food themselves. With the use of repaired grocery carts, mobile gardens will be created to be used and shared by those with limited garden space.

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BLACKWOOD GRAND AWARD WINNER 2014

Surrey Collaborative Outreach and Research Experience (SCORE) aims to develop the human capital of the Central City community to enable local talent to take advantage of the opportunities being created by the revitalization of the City Centre.

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