Applications for support are closed until late October 2018.

Support from OPIRG

Do you want OPIRG McMaster to be a part of your event? To co-sponsor? Do you need help with promotion? Need a room booking? Have a plan that needs support If you are a campus or community group then you are at the right place.

We support research and action in a variety of forms, including skills development training and organizing support. We also set aside funding to support other campus and community initiatives. If you think your event is in line with OPIRG McMaster’s principles, follow the steps below to request support. Applications are due by the 15th day of each month and are reviewed by the OPIRG Board at the following meeting.

STEP ONE: Read our Support Granting Policy here and/or our Room Booking Policy here.

STEP TWO: Once you’ve read the appropriate policy, please fill out our Application for Support form (currently closed).

STEP THREE: You may be required to make a brief (>5 minute) presentation to our Board of Directors. After the meeting, you will be notified by a staff or board member if your support application is approved or denied.

STEP FOUR: After your event, complete this reporting form within 30 days of your event.


Our student and community grants support grassroots initiatives from students and community groups focused on social justice and environmental action.

  • Student Research Grant
  • Public Interest Grant