Funding Opportunities


Various funding opportunities are available to student groups at the University of Toronto Mississauga. These funding opportunities require the student organization to be SOP recognized. Please view the eligibility criteria set out for each specific funding opportunity for details.

CSE Funding Opportunities

The Centre for Student Engagement offers funding opportunities to support programming and events delivered by SOP-recognized student organizations at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

CSE Student Group Funding 

CSE offers one centralized application form for two funding opportunities: Ian Orchard Student Initiatives Fund and the Student Initiatives Fund. Student groups will now only need to complete one webform to apply for all funding opportunities through the Centre for Student Engagement. Funding distribution will be determined by a Funding Committee comprised of UTM student volunteers.

All SOP recognized groups are eligible to apply for for $1000 per academic year, with a max of $500 per event. Please note that applications have to be submitted prior to your planned event. 

BIPOC Student Engagement Fund

The Black, Indigenous and Person of Color (BIPOC) Student Engagement Fund offers financial support of up to $1000 per academic year to all SOP recognized student groups to support programming and experiences which support and engage BIPOC students and foster community amongst these groups as well. 
This $1000 funding is separate from the CSE Student Group Funding and does not impact the limits of that funding either.
To apply for this, please complete both a CSE Student Group Funding Application below and this BIPOC Student Engagement Fund application:


Bank Letter

SOP recognized student groups may request a bank letter which will allow you to set up a bank account on behalf of your student organization. A student group bank account is required for each funding application.

UTMSU Recognized groups are entitled to an email (, as well as getting a bank letter for account, through the UTMSU. 


CSE Student Group Funding Application  OPEN

Important Dates:
September 11, 2023 - 2023-2024 Academic year funding application opens
March 22, 2023 - Final date to submit 2023-2024 funding application
June 3, 2024 - Summer 2024 funding application opens


 Funding   Opportunity Details  Deadline
The Ian Orchard Student Initiatives Fund & The Student Initiatives FundThe Ian Orchard Student Initiatives Fund and the Student Initiatives Fund supports SOP-recognized student groups who have inspiring and engaging projects or events that enhance the student experience and foster a sense of community on campus. Rolling

Supplemental Funding Opportunities

In addition to the funding opportunities offered by the Centre for Student Engagement, SOP-recognized student groups may also apply for various other funding opportunities offered at the University.

School of Cities Small Grant ProgramSchool of CitiesThe School aims to reflect the diversity of people and communities of the local urban region. It is especially committed to the active participation of under-represented and equity-deserving groups, Indigenous, Black, immigrant, racialized, LGBTQ2S+ people and people with disabilities
Dean’s Student Initiatives FundOffice of the DeanThe Dean’s Student Initiative Fund has been established to provide financial support for student initiatives that aspire to create dialogue and foster a greater sense of community through special events, lectures, or other forms of community engagement.
UTM Co-Curricular Participation ReimbursementCentre for Student Engagement (CSE)

Financial compensation for a CCR-approved experience/event.


Community Engaged Initiative GrantUniversity of Toronto, St. George (UTSG)

Up to $1000 to support initiatives aimed at strengthening student and community partnerships in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the Peel Region.

For more information, please contact

Good Ideas FundHart House

Funds to support initiatives, events or projects with a proposed budget between $1000-$2000.

For more information, please contact

Click here for more details on funding opportunities offered by the UTMSU