The Good Ideas and Experiential Learning Funds

 

The Good Ideas Fund and the Experiential Learning Fund are opportunities for you to seek the assistance you need to make exciting and innovative ideas a reality. Open to all full- or part-time U of T students or student groups on all three campuses, these funds support ideas that reflect the Hart House Vision.

 

Questions about the Good Ideas Fund and the Experiential Learning Fund can be directed to gif@harthouse.ca

 

All funding decisions are made by a committee of students who meet six times per year. Applicants must submit their applications a minimum of four weeks before the proposed event/experience. The application deadlines for 2014/15 are:

  • September 26, 2014
  • October 24, 2014
  • November 21, 2014
  • January 23, 2015
  • February 20, 2015
  • March 20, 2015

 

 

The Good Ideas Fund

Your good ideas help enhance student life. Tell us about your plan to hold a film screening, conference, exhibit, performance or other activity, and you could be awarded up to $1000 towards making it happen. Successful applicants are eligible to receive up to $1000 in funding for the 2014/15 academic year. Click here for our guide for Good Ideas Fund Applicants.

 

Apply Here

 

Experiential Learning Fund

This funding stream is designed to provide up to $500 in support for student-initiated experiential learning opportunities, on- or off-campus, that allow students to engage in practical applications of theories.

All University of Toronto students are eligible to apply. The learning opportunity must occur before April 3, 2015. Students who graduate prior to the proposed experience are not eligible.

Click here for our guide for Experiential Learning Fund Applicants

 

APPLY HERE

 

 

More Resources

GIF Budget Template

 

 

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The Good Ideas Fund

Successful applicants are eligible to receive up to $1,000 in funding for the 2013-14 academic term, for on-campus events only.

The Good Ideas Fund will award a total of $12,000 to student groups on campus for the 2013-14 academic year. We will accept applications on a rolling basis until this amount has been fully dispersed.

Please download and review all FAQs and information before applying.

For more information, please email gif@harthouse.ca.
APPLY ONLINE >>

 

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NEW Experiential Learning Fund

This new stream of the Good Ideas Fund is designed to provide financial support for student-initiated experiential learning opportunities, on- or off-campus, that allow students to engage in practical applications of theories.

All University of Toronto students are eligible to apply. The learning opportunity must occur before April 1st of the 2013/14 academic year. Students who graduate prior to the experience taking place are not eligible.

Students may apply for up to $500 in support. Funds are awarded once per academic year. Only one Experiential Learning Fund application may be submitted per academic year.

Please download and review all Rules & Guidelines before applying.

For more information, please email gif@harthouse.ca.
APPLY ONLINE>>

 

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More on the Good Ideas Fund

 

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Campus Resources and links

 

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Good Ideas supported in past years

  • Caribbean Studies Conference – Diaspora Voices
  • Sustainable Engineer’s Association – Annual Conference
  • Sustainable Energy Fair 2011
  • UTM Music Club – Charity Dinner for the United Way
  • Urban Studies Students Union – Let’s Talk Toronto: Introducing Toronto municipal affairs; to U of T Students, encouraging civic engagement
  • University of Toronto Entrepreneurial Society – ‘Discover’ Lecture and Discussion night
  • Chinese Magazine at U of T – 2011 Life Sciences Conference
  • Intersections (Mobilities) Speaker Series
  • Students Against Climate Change—Green Jobs Fair
  • David Suzuki at Convocation Hall
  • Equity Studies Student Union Conference – Decolonize our Minds
  • G-8 Research Group
  • Mindwaves Literary Journal
  • Juxtaposition Launch
  • Amnesty International Conference – Water: A Human Right?
  • University of Toronto Health and Human Rights Conference
  • U of T China Conference 2009
  • Sustainable Energy Fair 2009
  • Writer’s Co-op Spoken Word Event – Exchanging Notes
  • Immunology Students Association Annual Conference
  • Bhakti Yoga Club – Sacred World: A Vedic Perspective on Ecology
  • Engineers without Borders – Scavenger Hunt
  • U of T International Students Union – Cultural Talent Show

 

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