Grants & Funds
Regional Social Justice Grants
These grants are designed to provide funding for social justice conferences to be held throughout the province. The intent behind these grants are to build capacity and support the growth of social justice in a given region. Funding occurs on a bi-annual basis. Information and application form for BCTF locals and sublocals are online.
Social justice grants
Social justice grants provide seed money for activities or projects that will bring about systemic change for social justice in schools, districts and/or communities in British Columbia. Our information package and application form for BCTF locals and sublocals are online. See the list of successful social justice grants for 2008-10.
Ed May Social Responsibility Fund
The Ed May Social Responsibility Education Fund was established by the 1994 Annual General Meeting of the BCTF. The fund promotes socially responsible teaching in inclusive, safe, and healthy schools by providing money to assist teachers in developing and implementing violence-prevention, antiracist, multicultural, gender-equity, global, environmental, or peace resources. The deadline for applying for grants for the 2012-13 school year was November 23, 2012 at 4:00 pm.
See the list of Ed May grant recipients for 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12.
Tips for teachers applying for the grants
Check out the criteria, timelines, priorities and tips to help you apply for the Ed May social responsibility or social justice grants. See also the Social Justice lens.