Home » Giving opportunities

Giving opportunities

Convocating grads take selfies
Your generosity can change a student's life when you create and name your own student award for only $84 per month or $1,000 per year, with a minimum commitment of three years. With a variety of...
Finances were tight growing up, but Mamadi dreamed of going to university and playing professional soccer. Because of our donors, including many SFU alumni, Mamadi is now in his second year at SFU,...

MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY

Student working in library shelving books
Established in 2014 with generous gifts from friends and supporters of Simon Fraser University Libraries, the SFU Library Undergraduate Student Award is intended to recognize and reward a full-time...
Man holding book in library and checking his phone
Many researchers in Canada and around the world are studying social problems, possible solutions and then publishing their findings in peer-reviewed journals. These journals are mostly inaccessible...
Fraser Valley Real Estate Board Academic Library is a hub for teaching, learning and research at the growing SFU Surrey campus. The library provides access to a full range of library services and...
Located in the "intellectual heart" of Vancouver, the Samuel and Frances Belzberg Library is a centre for teaching, research and lifelong learning for SFU's downtown campus. We provide a full range...
Wolfgang Haider
Well respected internationally as a researcher, well loved as a professor and mentor, and immensely devoted as a leader of SFU's School of Resource and Environmental Management, Dr. Wolfgang Haider (...
We pride ourselves on high levels of community engagement. Whether it’s outreach, accessible programming or participation with any number of our outstanding community partners, we make this a...
Students gathered in the hall
You can help encourage South Fraser students to continue their education by rewarding those with high academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and community involvement. The SFU Surrey Close to...
We're reaching out to you, our alumni, through the mail and by phone with a request; please make a donation to help the students who need it most. It’s no secret that the Lower Mainland is one of the...
Convocating grads take selfies
Your generosity can change a student's life when you create and name your own student award for only $84 per month or $1,000 per year, with a minimum commitment of three years. With a variety of...
SFU Innovates - LifeSpace Gardens
Play an active role in supporting the next wave of social entrepreneurs by donating to SFU’s innovative RADIUS program (RADical ideas, Useful to Society). RADIUS supports the journey of Radical Doers...
Finances were tight growing up, but Mamadi dreamed of going to university and playing professional soccer. Because of our donors, including many SFU alumni, Mamadi is now in his second year at SFU,...
You can contribute to one of Canada's most sought-after business schools where innovation, flexibility and relevance characterize all undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs. With a goal to produce...
Your investment will help attract and retain the brightest minds in the field of education. Our faculty boasts the largest graduate program at SFU with 29% of all graduate students enrolled in...
The International Teacher Education Module (ITEM) offers students the opportunity to study and complete teaching placements with institutional partners. Currently the faculty is working with partners...
This fund enhances targeted student support, innovative new research and rich student experiences. With your help, we can attract and retain the best faculty as well as support other dynamic...
SFU Economics ranks among the top Economics departments in Canada. We attract students from around the globe to engage in real-world questions and to understand how decisions are made. Our students...
History is not about memorizing dates and names. It’s about asking “what’s the story so far?”— the big picture of how and why things change. Students and researchers in the Department of History...
Special Collections are an important resource for the research community, featuring in-depth holdings in twentieth century avant-garde literature, a major William Wordsworth collection, significant...
You can ensure that our collections and resources remain the foundation on which research and knowledge are built. The Research Collections Endowment provides funds for the library to acquire...
As one of the original buildings from 1965, the W.A.C. Bennett Library requires significant upgrades to meet the emerging needs of the university community. Substantial advances in technology and...
The library is the heart of the University – it’s the one place where all students, no matter what program or year they are in, can gather, seek information and build relationships. The Alumni...
The Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard is a spectacular facility featuring a 0.7-metre telescope capable of tracking distant galaxies billions of years old. When you support programs at the...
You can inspire curiosity and wonder in the next generation of scientists! The Faculty of Science is a leader in offering science education to B.C. high school and elementary students, First Nations...
You can help promote mathematics education among Aboriginal elementary and high school students in a way that enables them to see their culture connected with math. SFU’s Math Catcher program works...
Your investment will help our graduate students pursue research with a social, environmental and biological approach. We prepare our students for future careers in addressing global health issues...
The Judy Graves Graduate Award was established in 2013 to celebrate the work of Judy Graves, a city employee renowned for her tireless work with Vancouver’s homeless population. The award is intended...
You can help improve our current understanding of health and wellness. Undergraduate degrees in the Health Sciences provide students with in-depth knowledge on health and disease in populations,...
Transport accounts for roughly one quarter of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and nearly 40% of emissions in B.C. The interdisciplinary Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team (START)...
The World Economic Forum identifies the water crisis as the top global risk. Even if we may have adequate water supply to meet our increasing demands, it’s imperative that we radically alter the way...
You can be the catalyst that helps students build a professional portfolio and participate in experiential learning to enhance their desirability in the workplace. A degree in Interactive Arts and...
You can help future publishing professionals acquire outstanding training in the only Master of Publishing (MPub) program in Canada. Students in the MPub program build a portfolio of professional...
Women are currently underrepresented in the field of digital media. You can influence positive change in this rapidly growing field of study. This award recognizes and provides funding to incoming...
Art is beautifully woven into the fabric of our culture, environment and creative economy. Your support will ensure the disciplines of dance, film, visual art, music and theatre continue to thrive...
Your support will help our communication students learn about new and emerging digital media, worldwide current events, fast-paced social and cultural change, innovative problem solving and public...
Psychology relates to virtually every aspect of people's lives. Students in SFU Psychology develop deep training in theory and quantitative methods that prepare them for further academic study and...
SFU’s Graduate Liberal Studies (GLS) Program is the only one of its kind in Canada. As a part-time, interdisciplinary master’s degree that is both flexible and diverse, this program integrates...
You can help our English students develop a breadth of understanding and skills as they study how and why people communicate ideas. SFU English is redesigning its undergraduate curriculum with new...
You can help change the future of treatment for youth experiencing mental health issues and/or addiction. The purpose of the Chair for Technology Innovations for Youth Addiction Recovery and Mental...
Imagine a recently immigrated child, with little or no formal education, placed in a classroom where they're not able to understand others and unable to express themselves. Imagine the anxiety,...
You can help students become more career-ready by supporting the Undergraduate Student Experience fund. Your donation will support a variety of hands-on learning opportunities such as case...
You can help students become the entrepreneurs and innovators who will help build the 21st century economy. Beedie’s new undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation provides students...
You can make a difference for graduate students who are advancing platform technologies in sectors such as nanotech, biotech, clean tech and advanced materials. The new Graduate Certificate in...
The Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership is the only North American MBA with a focus on Aboriginal business. Business knowledge is increasingly important to First Nations seeking to...
Spark a young woman’s dream to excel in sport, and thrive as a community leader. The SFU Women’s Athletic Endowment provides support for the Women's Varsity Athletic Awards. Each year one award is...
Invest today and provide an exceptional academic and athletic experience to Canada’s future pros, champions and Olympians! Dr. Lorne Davies became the first athletic director and football coach at...
By donating to the NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, you can support the participation of women in science and engineering and help provide role models for women active in, and...
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) is the founding faculty and promotes SFU’s commitment to providing people with the resources to think critically, challenge the status quo and engage...
Science AL!VE camp
If you’re visiting our Burnaby or Surrey campuses this summer, you may notice some pint-sized scientists running around. These future researchers are part of a science camp that encourages...