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Future of Good and Foundation for Black Communities 2nd Annual Black Leadership in Social Impact Summit February 24 & 25

Black Leadership in Social Impact Summit

Funding available for Social Sciences students to attend this virtual event February 24 & 25.

Feb 18, 2022


Through the Student Experience Fund, Careers & Experiential Education in the Faculty of Social Sciences is able to offer reimbursement of registration costs to the Black Leadership in Social Impact Summit.

Registration for this virtual event also includes a one year Future of Good membership which includes access to all Future of Good content, a community of 2,500 changemakers and complimentary access to all summit events for the rest of the year!

About the Event

Covering topics such as building anti-racist grantmaking & social finance; building anti-racist community services & programs; building anti-racist teams; and learning from grassroots movements, the event will be filled with information, conversation, networking and more.

  • Date & Time: Thursday, February 24 (11:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.) and Friday, February 25 (11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
  • Cost: $120.00 (reimbursed after event)

How do I apply and how to I get the funding?

If you are an undergraduate student currently registered in 18 units or more in a Social Sciences degree program, you are eligible to apply.

Send an email to Ruthanne Talbot at, including the following information:

  • Your name;
  • Your student number; and
  • A brief statement of interest (approx. 250 words) indicating why you are interested in attending, what you hope to learn, and how this event links to your academic studies and career interests.

Other important details include:

  1. Apply by Tuesday, February 22 at 8:00 a.m. and you will be notified by the end of that day if you will be provided with reimbursement. Applications after this date may be considered if tickets are still available.
  2. Once you are aware of your funding status, you are responsible for purchasing your own ticket. Tickets are currently available. We cannot hold tickets on your behalf nor guarantee availability.
  3. After the event is complete, submit your registration receipt via email to to be processed. It typically takes 2-3 weeks for the cheque to arrive at your address in the mail.
  4. Within two weeks of the experience, students submit a brief (approx. 2 page, double-spaced) reflection of the event. This is not an academic paper. More details will be provided. Alternative reflections may be considered (e.g. blog post, Instagram story, etc. with pre-approval). 

What if I have questions?

Please send any questions to Ruthanne Talbot, Experiential Program Manager at