Do you have a great idea to help make UBC a better campus? Apply for funding from the UBC Equity Enhancement Fund.
The Equity Enhancement Fund supports community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, inclusion and intercultural understanding at UBC. The 2016 call for proposals is now open and applications are due by April 1, 2016.
Proposals should demonstrate benefits to the representation or experiences of historically disadvantaged groups within the UBC community.
Mental Health First Aid training is being offered to UBC faculty and staff through an initiative by Human Resources’ Health, Wellbeing and Benefits, and Student Development Services. The goal of Mental Health First Aid training is to improve mental health literacy. If you are interested in attending a training session please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at Student Development & Services.
2nd Annual Nehiyopasquaitsimowan Powwow at UBC, which will takes place at the AMS Student Nest on March 26. Last year’s event attracted hundreds of participants from across Canada and the US to share Indigenous cultural practices.
All academic or administrative units are invited to apply for funding. Student groups as well as other faculty and staff groups are also invited to submit proposals through their respective leadership.
Applications are accepted for a broad range of funding up to a maximum of $25,000. Preference is given to proposals that demonstrate some matching financial contributions from partners and are for projects that have the potential to be self-sustaining. Separate funding is available for the Okanagan and Vancouver campus.