New in Winter 2020, this student group is dedicated to getting essential goods to students who may not be able to afford them, such as books, school supplies, home goods, and more, through a donation-based system.
OPIRG McMaster accepts applications for McMaster undergraduate-led public interest projects with a clear focus on impactful outcomes.
OPIRG provides project teams with funding and ongoing support as well as free training workshops each term to assist students with developing practical skills.
Public Interest Project Teams are expected to operate using anti-oppression and consensus decision-making models.
Applications open each term in the academic year.
Applications are reviewed by the OPIRG Board of Directors who meet with applicants to ask questions about the proposal before recommending which projects will be accepted. Groups not accepted are often able to access the support they need in other ways from OPIRG (for instance, through Applications for Support). We want you to succeed!