In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Students’ Union will not be considering Grant Applications until further notice. For up to date changes and other COVID-19 related services visit our newsfeed.

– updated April 27, 2020

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Please note that in order to be eligible to receive funding your application must be reviewed at a board meeting before the start of your event, conference, or lecture. Ensure your application is submitted by the Application Deadlines in the table below associated with a Board Meeting prior to your event, conference, or lecture date. Funding will not be approved retroactively.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible.

Application Deadline1 Review2 Validation3 Board Meeting4
Mar 12, 2020 4PM Mar 13, 2020 Mar 19, 2020 Mar 24, 2020 4PM
Mar 26, 2020 4PM Mar 27, 2020 Apr 02, 2020 Apr 07, 2020 4PM
Apr 09, 2020 4PM Apr 10, 2020 Apr 16, 2020 Apr 21, 2020 4PM
Apr 23, 2020 4PM Apr 24, 2020 Apr 30, 2020 May 05, 2020 4PM
May 07, 2020 4PM May 08, 2020 May 14, 2020 May 19, 2020 4PM
May 21, 2020 4PM May 22, 2020 May 28, 2020 Jun 02, 2020 4PM
Jun 04, 2020 4PM Jun 05, 2020 Jun 11, 2020 Jun 16, 2020 4PM
Jun 18, 2020 4PM Jun 19, 2020 Jun 25, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 4PM
Jul 02, 2020 4PM Jul 03, 2020 Jul 09, 2020 Jul 14, 2020 4PM
Jul 16, 2020 4PM Jul 17, 2020 Jul 23, 2020 Jul 28, 2020 4PM

1. Application Deadline
This is the date that your application must be received by in order to be reviewed at the board meeting on the far right column.

2. Review Date
Your application is formatted and reviewed to ensure that it is complete and eligible for funding and then sent to your validator. If incomplete it will be returned to the applicant and moved to the next funding cycle.

3. Validation Date
The date that your validator (faculty member, Dean of Students or Dean depending on application type) must approve your application by.

4. Board Meeting
The date of the meeting when you will present your application to the TRUSU Board of Directors. At this meeting the board will vote on funding for your application. Your event cannot take place before this date and be eligible for funding.


If you have any questions about the TRUSU Grants Program please contact our Communications Coordinator via email at or by phone at 250.828.5289.