UBC’s Anti-Racism Initiatives Fund, established in 2021, supports initiatives that seek to celebrate and elevate diverse communities and advance anti-racism efforts at our UBC Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.
Students, faculty, and staff members across both campuses are encouraged to apply for funds in support of anti-racism initiatives, including those that celebrate, elevate, and build greater awareness and understanding of diverse cultures that make up our UBC community. Funds may be used to host speakers, showcase cultural performances, and/or celebrate cultural months (e.g., Black History Month, Lunar New Year).
An annual allocation of $200,000 ($100,000 at UBCO and $100,000 at UBCV) will be made available each year. The Anti-Racism Initiative Committee is responsible for disbursing the funds based on the approved criteria.
Each year, multiple calls for proposal will be announced.
Proposals are currently accepted until 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2021 with the next call to open up in Fall 2021. Applicants will be notified of final decisions for the current call by early July 2021.