McMaster Okanagan special project funding now available

The McMaster Okanagan committee is looking for creative and impactful ideas to improve the health and well-being of the McMaster community.

Students, staff and faculty can apply for funding up to $5,000 for initiatives that incorporate one or more of the following topics:

  • Accessibility
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Diversity/Equity/Inclusion
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Financial Aid & Support
  • Health & Safety
  • Medical / Physical Health
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition & Food Security
  • Physical Activity
  • Physical Spaces
  • Spirituality, Society & Culture
  • Well-being Websites & Apps

There will be two information sessions for those who are interested:

  1. Wednesday January 22
    10 – 11:20 am
    MDCL 1009
  2. Thursday February 13
    1:30 – 3 pm

The Okanagan Charter is an international charter for health-promoting universities and colleges. Its purpose is to provide a framework for promoting the importance of health and well-being at higher education institutions.

Applications for special project funding will be open from January 1, 2020 to February 29, 2020. For application forms and further information, go to the Okanagan Charter McMaster website, or email