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Applications are considered twice a year. Completed applications must be received by the deadlines to be considered in that round of funding. Groups can apply in advance of their event or retroactively. 

  • Fall term deadline: November 1, 2024
  • Winter term deadline: March 10, 2025

After submitting the online application form, email a detailed budget to  Applications will only be considered once the application form and the budget is received .

The Grant Committee of MFSC manages the selection process, and all communication regarding the grants (questions, applications and reimbursement information) can go through our email contact:

  • Grant applications should clearly demonstrate how the event or project relates to MFSC’s mission of opening hearts and minds to diverse expressions of the human spirit.  Applications will be assessed based on their projected impact and their connection to MfSC’s mission.  First time requests will be given priority. Groups can only apply once within each academic year.  
  • Applications for travel to retreats or conferences must show how attendees will learn or other benefit with the broader group and other members of the university community.   
  • The student group contact person will receive an e-mail explaining the results of the process including how to prepare for the payment processing. Refused applications will receive a list of alternate funding sources.
  • All decisions of the committee are final.

To claim funding, submit the claim electronically to Please note that payment can take up to six (6) weeks.  
  • For conferences or retreats, allowable expenses are travel, conference or retreat registration fees, and room and board. Expenses for alcohol will not be reimbursed. Travel expenses will be covered in accordance with university travel guidelines.
  • You should submit your receipts for reimbursement within a month after the conclusion of the conference/retreat/event and no later than April 1, 2025. Only original receipts will be accepted for reimbursement. 
  • The request for reimbursement should be submitted with a one-page summary of the event, including the following: 
    • A description of the event/project/conference and its impact on participants and the broader group
    • Updated financial statements showing actual expenses and revenue
    • Any pictures, videos or copies of publications created in the context of the project, if possible
    • A list of the students that attended the event, name, and student ID numbers

  • Power2Change club members attended ReGen, a winter retreat in January of 2023 and January 2024.
  • Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference received funding for Interconnected Realities in 2024.  
  • Chabad Concordia members attended Canada Regional Pegisha Shabbaton in February of 2023 and NYC Pegisha in fall 2024.
  • Muslim Students’ Association received funding to support community Iftar meals during Ramadan.

A past grant recipient wrote: 

I was able to go on the retreat and connect with other campuses there. I am really grateful for it because the retreat gave me mental clarity and reminded me that I need to take care of myself more.

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LOY: (514) 848-2424, ext. 3588

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