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Funding at George Brown 

IGNITE funding for research at GBC logo

George Brown College holds two competitions annually in order to build research capacity and foster a culture of innovation at the college.

The IGNITE Fund (formerly SEED Funding)

The George Brown College IGNITE Fund (ARF) provides support for GBC employees engaged in original research and innovation activities.

  • must be a GBC employee (includes all full- and part-time faculty members, staff and administrators)
  • up to $15,000 per project
  • contingent on final approval from the applicant’s Chair or manager and the Director of Research & Innovation

Please check the IGNITE homepage for full guidelines, current and past funded projects and upcoming calls for proposals.

External Funding

George Brown College is eligible for a range of funding programs from provincial and federal agencies and other sources.

Follow these links to agency sites listing funding opportunities and please contact our office so that we can support your proposal.