Funding available for women’s campus safety initiatives

The Women’s Campus Safety Grant Committee is seeking applications for funding for initiatives to promote safety for women on campus.

A presidential standing committee established to address women’s safety issues on campus, it invites creative, innovative proposals from members of the university community, including individuals or groups, faculty, staff and students. The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities has funded the grant since 1991.

Submissions are required to support one of the following broad categories/objectives:

  • facilities and equipment (lighting, mirrors, security cameras)
  • public education (workshops, flyers)
  • activity support (T-shirts or jackets for campus-walk programs, resource materials, programs)

Applications for funding requests are available at the Office of Human Rights, Equity and Accessibility at, via e-mail at or by phone at 519-253-3000, ext. 2056. The deadlines for submissions are October 31 and January 31.