Concordia University

Sources of Funding

When starting a group or initiative having funding is essential to get your projects up and running. Below is a list of resources at Concordia you can potentially use to make your ideas a reality.

Concordia Council on Student Life Special Project Funding

The Council provides funding to unique projects that contribute to improving the quality of student life at Concordia. These are projects that seek to positively raise awareness or engage the student body in a social, political, educational or cultural context. The fund is available to all students and student groups. Find out more about the Special Project Fund.  

    (514) 848-2424, ext. 3517 or 4239


Sustainability Action Fund

Offers a fund for sustainability projects/sustainable developments. The Board then has a look at the projects for review. 

     Contact: EN-300; extension 5138


 Arts and Science Federation of Associations (ASFA)

Funding is available for students enrolled in a program in the faculty of Arts and Science at Concordia or for ASFA groups.

     Contact: EN-400; extension 7966


 Fine Arts Student Alliance (FASA)

Funding is available to students enrolled in the faculty of Fine Arts at Concordia and for FASA groups.

     Contact: EV-5.777; extension 5057


 Concordia Student Union (CSU)

All registered Concordia undergraduate students are eligible. Projects must benefit Concordia students.

     Contact: H-711; extension 7474


 Engineering and Computer Science Association (ECA)

Projects must fit the ECA mandate. The funding is available for groups under the ECA.

     Contact: H-838; extension 7408



Graduate Community Building Fund

The Graduate Community Building Fund provides financial support of up to $5,000 on a competitive basis, towards special projects meeting the criteria listed here. These funds are intended to build an intellectual community within graduate programs, by bringing together students and faculty for events, lectures, symposia and more.



Contact: Maria Battaglino
Coordinator, Information and Projects
School of Graduate Studies, GM 930.37
Tel: (514) 848-2424, Ext. 3814

Graduate Students Association

Fund available for GSA members in good standing (having paid fees to the GSA). Funding is for projects not related to school work. There is also a Conference subsidy grant.

     Contact: T-202; extension 7900


Department of Graduate Studies

Registered graduate students may apply for funds to give presentations at major scholarly conferences, or present at artistic exhibitions in a peer-reviewed or juried context. Applications must be received before the conference start date.

     Contact: Jordan Carey, extension 3835


Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science

Events must be directly related to the Faculty, and on a case by case basis.



Faculty of Fine Arts

Available to students in the faculty of Fine Arts who are invited to show their work outside of Montreal. Preference is given to undergrads as they have no access to government funding.

     Contact:; extension 4701


Concordia University Alumni Association (CUAA)

Funding must benefit a group of students and further the academic mission of the CUAA and the university. Applicants must be full/part time Concordia students, or a recognized Concordia student association. 

The fund is available for both projects and conferences. Deadlines occur in September, November, January and March. For specific application deadlines and more information visit the CUAA funding for projects page.

    Contact: Beth McKenna;; extension 3881


Multi-Faith and Spirituality Centre's Grant for Concordia Religious and Spiritual Student Groups

The purpose of this grant is to enable religious or spiritual student groups to send members to conferences or retreats which are pertinent to the goals of the club and that tie in with the mission of Multi-faith and Spirituality Centre. Student groups may also apply for this grant to use towards an on-campus event that is faith or interfaith specific. Find out more about this grant.

     Contact:; extension 3593


Forces Avenir

Forces Avenir is a Quebec-Wide initiative that recognizes, honours and promotes the commitment of students in projects that contribute to the developmen of socially ocnscious, active and responsible citizens who are both dedicated to their community and open to the world.

    Conctact:; extension 3500,




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