Women's Campus Safety Grant

The Women's Campus Safety Grant Committee is a presidential standing committee established to address women's safety issues on campus, and in so doing, to establish, promote and improve facilities, programs and services at the University of Windsor.  The Grant has been funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities since 1991. In August of 2016, the MTCU increased our allocation to $64,000 in order to further support efforts in addressing sexual violence and making campuses safer for women.

In accordance with the parameters set by the ministry, submissions are required to support one of the following broad categories or objectives:

  • Awareness / Education (e.g., workshops, websites, awareness campaigns)
  • Student Services / Supports (e.g., campus “Walk-Safe” programs, sexual assault prevention initiatives, volunteer training, resource materials)
  • Facilities / Equipment (e.g., lighting, mirrors, security cameras, emergency phones)

Eligible Expenses for Awareness and Education

Funds allocated under WCSG may be used for the following expenditures related to sexual violence prevention as well as general campus safety programs to benefit students:

  • Campus safety websites and resource centers including the production of flyers, videos and digital products for online distribution
  • Supplies and promotional materials for specific campus awareness and social media campaigns on safety issues such as combatting sexual violence and building consent awareness
  • Hosting or co-hosting awareness programs, safety and / or sexual violence conferences, courses and speaker honoraria  

Non-eligible Expenses

  • Research projects / safety audits
  • Travel / hospitality
  • Employee salaries and benefits
  • Consultant fees

Submissions are due: January 31, May 31 and October 31

follow this link to download the Terms of Reference

follow this link to download the Women's Campus Safety Grant Application Form

follow this link to download the WCSG Project Completion Form

Upcoming Meetings for 2018-2019:

November 14, 2018
February 14, 2019
June 12, 2019