Connections Grant Support Fund

SJRI Connection Grant Support Fund is part of the Grants Program SJRI has developed to support Affiliated Faculty Members in their transdisciplinary, social justice research. SJRI Connection Grant Support Fund awards are for up to $500.

Affiliates may apply for up to $500 from SJRI to support their application to a SSHRC Connection Grant. The events, outreach activities, and/or knowledge mobilization initiatives for which affiliates seek support must align with SJRI’s objectives to

  • facilitate the multidirectional flow of social justice and transdisciplinary knowledge;
  • support the development of robust reciprocal research relationships and collaborations with a view toward building research relationship, including Brock/community partnerships

Value and Duration
The maximum value of an SJRI Connection Grant Support Fund is $500 per SSHRC Connection Grant application. The SJRI Connection Grant Support Fund award may be used by the applicant for the applied for events, outreach activities and/or knowledge mobilization initiatives even in the case that the applicant is unsuccessful with the SSHRC Connection Grant. Any unused monies will revert back to the SJRI six months after the SJRI Connection Grant Support Fund is granted.

SJRI must be acknowledged in all publications and presentations that occur as a result of the grant.

Keeping in mind SSHRC funding opportunity deadlines, applications may be submitted any time, by email attachment to Three SJRI Connection Grant Support Fund awards will granted on a first-come, first-serve basis each fiscal year at the discretion of the Director in consultation with the Project Facilitator.

Only SJRI affiliates who are principal applicants to a SSHRC Connection Grants are eligible. Applications must include the title of the proposed project as well as a brief description, overall budget, and discussion of how the SJRI Connection Grant Support Fund will help to support the larger project. All proposed budgetary expenditures must adhere to Tri-Council guidelines. Applications must be formatted single-spaced with a 12-point Times New Roman font. Applications that are not formatted properly will not be considered.

Please contact Julie Gregory, SJRI Project Facilitator with any questions regarding the application process.