Catalyst Grants foster collaboration between the Black Creek community and York University

Earlier this semester, a small but mighty group of people gathered to celebrate partnership building between York University and the Black Creek community.

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The group was present for the official announcement of five Community Engagement Catalyst Grants offered by the York University-TD Community Engagement Centre. The grants, each valued up to $5,000, offer important startup funding for innovative collaborations between the community and University.

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“This is an exciting moment for the York University-TD Community Engagement Centre. Capacity building is central to the work of the centre and these projects will result in new capacity for both researchers and community partners because of the collaborative work they are undertaking,” said York University’s Vice-Provost Academic Alice Pitt to the grant recipients.

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