Social Justice Grants

GVTA Social Justice Grants

The GVTA has limited funds to support local initiatives to promote social justice in our schools and in the community. Funds can support school events and activities, collaborations with NGOs and community groups or direct action. To apply, send a one page letter to the Social Justice Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. outlining your project, your budget, community partners and how the funds will be used.

BCTF 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.

BCTF 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. PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 

Ed May Social Responsibility Fund

  1. Ed May Social Responsibility Education Fund PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. 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.

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 PDF file; Acrobat Reader required. to help you apply for the Ed May social responsibility or social justice grants. See also the Social Justice lens. PDF file; Acrobat Reader required.