Funding

Funding Grants

We provide funding for initiatives that are in line with our mandate for social and environmental justice through the Funding Grants (formerly Co-sponsorships, Donations, and Requests) process.

To apply for a Funding Grant, you must complete the Funding Grant Request Form.

Funding Grant Form (docx format)

If you are granted funding, please send a brief statement about the impact of the monetary support for your event or organization to OPIRG Guelph.

For more information, email Mandy (volunteer@opirgguelph.org)

Dawn Gugler Activist Training Award

The Award was established early in 1997 in memory of Dawn Janelle Gugler, a volunteer and board member with OPIRG Guelph. It exists provide financial assistance to OPIRG-Guelph members or action groups in obtaining training or education in an area consistent with OPIRG Guelph’s Mandate. From the interest gained from the Award’s Trust, at least five hundred ($500) dollars per year will fund at least one (1) Dawn Gugler Activist Training Award each year.

For more information and to apply, see the Awards page of this website: opirgguelph.org/dawn-gugler

Partnerships

We also work with campus and community organizations to collaborate on programming and projects related to our mandate and mission. We can provide many resources to partnering organizations, such as:

  • Funding and Equipment Use (copying, button making, art supplies, computers, kitchen, library resources, etc.)
  • Support from staff Room bookings and table bookings at OPIRG Guelph, the University of Guelph, or at another location where OPIRG Guelph is a member (i.e. 10C.)
  • E-mail promotion and use of website space

Below is a sample Partnership Agreement, displayed in Google Docs Viewer:

For more information, email Brad (organizational@opirgguelph.org)