Wellness

The wellness fund supports wellness initiatives on campus. The wellness fund assists in providing financial support to student programming initiatives that benefit wellness. Applications to the wellness fund focus on supporting an individual’s overall well-being by reaching a group of Acadia students on campus.  

Wellness Fund 

Funding categories: 

  • Professional 

  • Workshops  

  • Conferences (Hosted on Acadia’s campus) 

  • Guest Speaker 

  • Personal 

  • Fitness

  • Mental Health

Conditional Financing Available 

  • $250 for environmental and cultural initiatives on campus 

  • $100 to $1,000 for bringing in a guest speaker. 

Requirements for Applications 

  • Application form  

  • A letter of support written by you and addressed to the Financial Affair Committee (Student Funding Committee) must be attached to the application, describing the justification, support, and potential for the initiative. The letter must also include an outline of what you or your group has done to fundraise to support your request.  

  • Budget for your event 

  • Approval in advance from the Campus Engagement Manager for your event. 

  • Including ASU as a co-host/sponsor on all advertising and promotional material related to the event. Posts for social media should be provide to the Vice President, Events and Promotions at least 10 business days before your event. 

  • All clubs or societies applying for funding must be ratified by the ASU and hold a BMO community account. 

  • A follow-up report must be submitted no later than one week after the completion of the initiative detailing the outcome to the Campus Engagement Manager. 

Funding

The Grant Fund is available to all Acadia students to support their initiatives and the advancement of the larger student body. In order to better focus resources and support the Acadia Students' Union (you) we have made a Strategic Plan which draws on aims and goals set out by the Acadia Strategic Plan and the Maple League Vision. This is done through way of conditional financing and specific funds

Below is a list of accepted grant request categories.

Students Activities Fund

A joint initiative of the Acadia Students’ Union and Acadia University. It focuses primarily on student travel to conferences, networking events, or any otherwise personally developmental activities. 

Applications must be completed AT LEAST one month before funding is needed. 

The Student Activities Fund is designed to help fund such items as:​

  • Conference travel (CANNOT be for Academic Credit) 

  • Accommodation 

  • Travel 

  • Registration fee, etc. 

  • Building and facility rentals 

  • Staffing and security costs 

  • AV equipment rentals 

  • Event decorations 

  • Banquet fees 

  • Group travel 

  • Guest speakers 

  • Posters, flyers, and other advertisements 

  • Presenting research conducted at Acadia University  

  • Other items may qualify for funding (please contact the VP Finance and Operations to discuss before submitting and an application) 

Ineligible items include: 

  • Promotional or participant clothing purchased outside the ASU 

  • Alcohol or liquor 

  • Club Sports

  • Debt payments of an organization 

  • Academic Courses (in and outside Acadia) 

Criteria and Requirements for Applications 

Student Activity Fund 

  • Application form  

  • A letter of support written by you and addressed to the Financial Affair Committee (Student Funding Committee) must be attached to the application, describing the justification, support, and potential for the initiative. The letter must also include an outline of what you or your group has done to fundraise to support your request.  

  • Budget for your event 

  • Approval in advance from the Campus Engagement Manager for your event. 

  • Including ASU as a co-host/sponsor on all advertising and promotional material related to the event. Posts for social media should be provide to the Vice President, Events and Promotions at least 10 business days before your event. 

  • All clubs or societies applying for funding must be ratified by the ASU and hold a BMO community account. 

  • A follow-up report must be submitted no later than one week after the completion of the initiative detailing the outcome to the Campus Engagement Manager.