2011

  • South Asian Film Education Society:Tagore-on-Film Festival
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University: A South Asian Women’s Empowerment Conference
  • Jennifer Ganapathy: “Community Dialogue Project for Domestic Workers and Low-Income Communities, Bangalore, India
  • Annual Grant for undergraduate studies in Labour Studies, Simon Fraser University

2012

  • Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship in South Asian Studies, SFU
  • Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Grant for Labour Studies, SFU
  • Research and Publication Grant: Supriyo Routh, University of Victoria, BC (“Informal Workers in India: Reconceptualizing Labour Laws to Promote Capabilities”)
  • Cultural Grant: Fazeli Films (Phoolan Devi Project)
  • Cultural Grant: Praxis Screen Writers Centre, SFU (screening of Anjum Rajabali film, “Rajneeti”)
  • Community Grant: Progressive Intercultural Services Society, Harmony House Project
  • Community Grant: South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy (Lecture by David Barsamian)
  • Community Grant: The Mother Language Lovers of the World (Seminar on “Multilingualism for Inclusive Education”)

2013

  • Research and Publication Grant: Progressive Intercultural Services Society, Farmworkers Union Book project
  • Cultural Grant: Sarah Singh, film project on musical heritage of South Asia, “A Million Rivers”
  • Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship in South Asian Studies, SFU: Dharashree Das, “Matters of the Womb: Muslim Women’s Narratives of Fertility, Family, and the Indian State.”
  • Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Grant for Labour Studies, SFU
  • Community Grant: Seriously Free Speech Society, Public Lecture by Deepa Kumar on Islamophobia
  • Community Grant: South Asian Film Education Society, Cinema for Change: Addressing Violence Against Women
  • Cultural Grant: Mohamed Assani, Sitar workshop with Ustad Shaheed Pervez
  • Community Grant: Society for Bangladesh Climate Justice, Seminar, UBC
  • Community Grant: South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy, Ghadar Centenary Celebration, Public Forum and screening of film, “Chittagong”

2014

  • Research and Publication Grant: Sanjeev Routray, “Urban Restructuring and Politics of Poverty in Delhi” (PhD project)
  • Research and Publication Grant: Indranil Chakroborty, “Informal Labour in the IT Sector in Bangalore”
  • Annual Labour Studies Grant: Edith Cuellar Mata; Cayley Joel Warren; Dylan Webb
  • Annual Graduate Scholarship: Courtney Szto (PhD project: South Asian Canadians in Ice Hockey)
  • Cultural Grant: Indian Summer Arts Society, ARTPOLITIK
  • Cultural Grant: India Music Society, Saskatoon, concert by sitarist Vikas Gupta
  • Cultural Grant: Mohamed Asani, workshop with Ustad Shaheed Parvez
  • Community Grant: PICS, Golden Tree Memorial Project for farmworkers
  • Community Grant: University of the Fraser Valley, talk by David Barsamian
  • Community Grant: SANSAD and SBCJ, public forum on climate justice
  • Cultural Grant: Sherri Duggal, support for book launch

2015

  • Annual Awards for Labour Studies: Bonnie Tetlock, Dylan Webb, Joel Warren.
  • Cultural Grant: Women in Film and Television Festival for screening of Shonali Bose’s film, “Margarita, with a Straw”
  • Cultural Grant: Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration, “Songs of Revolution” conference and performance
  • Cultural Grant: Mangla Bansal for development of film project on Nobel Laureate (2015), Kailash Satyarthi
  • Cultural Grant: Indian Summer Festival: 1. The Ever After: Memories, Silences, Traumas: conversation with Padma Viswanathan and Jaspreet Singh. 2. The Strings that Bind: Amjad Ali and Sons in Concert. 3. The Wrath of God: Religion and Violence in the World Today: Reza Aslan.
  • Research and Publication Grant: Rohit Mujumdar, PhD candidate, UBC, “Made in U. S. A.: Livelihood, Property and Urban Inclusion in Ulhasnagar, India.”
  • Research and Publication Grant: Nishant Upadhyay, PhD candidate, York University, “Indians and Other Indians: Race, Indigeneity, Diaspora, and Settler Colonialism.”
  • Research and Publication Grant: Raj Khadka, Phd candidate, UBC, “Exploring Resettled Bhutanese Refugee Family Employment Practices in Negotiating Structural Realities of the Canadian Labour Market.”
  • Research and Publication Grant: Habiba Zaman, Professor, GSWS-SFU, “Engaging With a Dalit Community in Bangladesh.”
  • Cultural Grant: South Asian Film Education Society, “The Bard in Bombay,” public lecture, conference, and screenings on the presence of Shakespeare in Indian cinema.
  • Community Grant: Institute for the Humanities, SFU, “State of Extraction” conference.
  • Community Grant: South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy, “Our Common Home: Conference on Climate Change.”
  • Community Grant: University of the Fraser Valley, public lecture by David Barsamian on climate change.
  • Community Grant: South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy, public forum with Arun Kundnani on “Race, Class, and Empire.”
  • Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship: Simanpreet Badesha (PhD project: Gender, Sexuality, body, racialization, and identity construction for South Asian women in Canadian Society).