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IEEE Canadian Foundation Special Grants Awarded by Year
Accumulated total of all special grants (312 in total) since 1958 to end of 2019 $ 593,067

Note: Since approval by Revenue Canada (now Revenue Agency) in late 1993 as a registered charitable foundation, additional restrictions apply. Applying for special grants.

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2019 $500 University of British Columbia student branch seeks $1,000 to support their Orbit Satellite Design Team for the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC) CubeSat Competition.
$900 (T4H) Just Cause Canada seeks $1,800 to support their International Highschool STEM Festival.
$750 University of British Columbia student branch seeks $1,500 to support their UBC Thunderbots team develop 4th generation soccer playing robots for the RoboCup competition.
$750 Memorial University of Newfoundland student branch seeks $1,500 to support the Eastern Edge Robotics team to participate in the MATE ROV competition.
$500 Carleton University student branch seeks $2,000 to support their 2020 IEEE SPAC conference.
$1,000 University of British Columbia student branch seeks $3,254 to support UBC Rocket’s design and developments work for the 2020 competitions.
$750 University of British Columbia student branch seeks $2,000 to support UBC Super Mileage team to develop an electric concept vehicle.
$1,000 Joe Muise from St. Thomas Moore Collegiate in Burnaby, BC seeks $2000 to support a high school team to compete in the ESA’s CanSat competition.
$1,200 McMaster University student branch seeks $1700 to support a student workshop with a bio-feedback gaming workshop.
$1,000 Queen’s University student branch seeks $1500 to support the Queen’s Space Engineering Team (QSET) to design an entry to the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge (CSDC) CubeSat Competition..
$600 Concordia University student branch seeks $1200 to support a robot design for an international “sumo robot” competition.
$1,000 (T4H) University of Calgary student branch seeks $1500 to support an off-grid solar energy project in Peru.
$1,500 Simon Fraser University student branch seeks $3000 to support the System, Man, Cybernetics (SMC) Student Chapter develop a field for testing and exercising soccer-playing robots .
$ 600 The Memorial University student branch seeks $2,000 to support the Eastern Canada Undergraduate Technology Conference (CUTC).
$ 600 The University of Toronto seeks $3,000 to support their NewHacks event, an introduction to hackathons for “newbies”.
$ 300 The University of Toronto seeks $3,000 to support their MakeUofT event, a Major League Hackathon-affiiated. Their focus is towards hardware projects.
$500 The Western University student branch robotics all female team 4617 seeks $2,000 towards a FIRST robotics competition.
$500 University of Alberta student group seeks $1,500 towards an SAE vehicle competition.
$1,000 Queens University Student Branch space engineering team requests $5,000 towards a QSET Cubesat and rover challenge competition project.
$500 Ryerson University Student Branch seeks $10,000 towards hosting a Hackathon event.
$500 A New Westminster, B.C. high school seeks $2,000 support towards a CANSAT competition project.
$500 University of Victoria Student Branch seeks $1,500 support towards an Atlantic crossing vehicle competition.
$500 (T4H) University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Student Branch team seeks $1,000 towards a bionic prosthetic hand at a bionics competition.
$250 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Student Branch team seeks $750 towards an art robot.
$500 University of Toronto student team seeks $5000 towards a low voltage home power system.
$500 University of British Columbia Student Branch seeks $2,200 towards field trip to Sweden.

2018
$1500 Concordia University student branch for a space rover design and build competition
$1000 A Fergus Ontario high school teacher to purchase new computers to upgrade their design lab
$1000 Memorial University Student Branch to establishing an inaugural ongoing undergraduate technology conference.
$1000 Toronto Section and IEEE Canada WIE toward a September 2018 Women in Engineering / International Leadership Symposium in Toronto
$1500 Ryerson University Student Branch for a trip to Germany for 16 students.
$ 500 Concordia University IEEE Student Branch for an international UAV competition
$1000 University of Manitoba Student Branch towards their Cubesat international competition project
$1000 University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch towards their sounding rocket avionics international design competition project
$1500 Light Up The World, a Calgary based non-profit organization towards a Peruvian humanitarian project focusing on providing energy and lighting to off-grid communities. (Technology for Humanity)
$ 500 University of British Columbia Student Branch towards a pianobot design project directed to promoting engineering design processes to youth interested in engineering
$ 500 University of British Columbia Student Branch towards a soccer playing robot entry into an international competition
$1500 St. Joseph’s High School, St. Thomas, ON towards a rural STEM outreach project
$ 500 Carleton University IEEE Student Branch to host Stay Late and Make Workshops building on the success of their 2017 workshops
$ 500 University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch to fund a design team project to create a solar powered vehicle for entry into an international design competition
$1000 University of Victoria IEEE Student Branch towards a rocket altimetry design and build international competition project
$ 500 University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch towards a UAV design and build project for international competition
$ 700 University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch Medical Innovation Student Team towards training a machine learning algorithm to detect and predict physiological symptoms
$1000 University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch towards completion of the design and build of a Mars Airlock for their UBC Mars Colony project
$1000 University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch Orbit Satellite Design Team towards the design and build of a Cubesat for international competition
$1000 University of British Columbia IEEE Student Branch UBC Supermileage Team towards the design and build of urban single-person energy efficient vehicles

2017
$1,000 Memorial University IEEE Student Branch Automated Racing Sailboat
$1,000 St. Joseph’s High School in St. Thomas, ON International Robotics Competition.
$1,000 University of Calgary Guatemala Solar Installation Project (a student group) Installation of Solar Panels in Guatemala.
$   750 University of British Columbia Student Team Robotic Submarine.
$1,000 Carleton University IEEE Student Branch Stay Late and Make Makerspace Workshops.
$   500 University of Victoria Satellite Design Club Cube Satellite for International Competition.
$   750 University of British Columbia Student Branch Design and Build of a Snowbot for International Competition.
$1,000 Ryerson University Student STEM Workshops for College Students.
$   750 University of British Columbia Student Branch Design and Build Rocket Avionics for International Competition.
$1,000 University of Toronto Student Branch Software Technology Conference.
$   500 University of New Brunswick student group UAV competition project
$1,250 Memorial university high school STEM Outreach Program
$   250 Simon Fraser University Student Interactive Projected Screen project
$1,000 University of Manitoba Iridium Satellite Transceivers
$   500 Strathroy Community Christian School Science Fair Competition
$   500 Simon Fraser University Student Branch Energy Harvesting Walking Tiles
$1,000 University of Toronto Student Branch CASE Power Competition
$   750 University of Victoria Student Branch 2018 Canadian Rover Challenge
$1,000 University of Victoria Student Branch 2018 Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition
$1,000 University of Victoria Student Branch 2018 International Formula Hybrid Competition
$1,000 University of Waterloo Student Branch Sailbot Competition
$1,000 Concordia University Farming Robot GPS appliance

2016
$2,000 Conestoga College Skills Canada Electronics Competition
$2,000 Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Automated Submarine Competition
$1,500 Memorial University Robotic Sailboat 2017 Competition
$1,000 Carleton University Student Hackathon
$1,000 University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Future WIE High School Competition
$2,000 University of New Brunswick High School Robotics Competition
$1,000 Calgary High School APEX STEM Robotics Competition
$1,500 Concordia University UAV Drone Competition
$1,000 University of Toronto Hackathon
$500 University of Victoria Rocket Engineering Competition
$1,000 University of Calgary Student Design Competition
$1.500 Selkirk College Robotics Competition
$2,500 Ottawa Section Virtual History of Assistive Technologies Project and Exhibit
$   500 Simon Fraser University Student Group Athletic Injury Monitor
$1,000 Memorial University Student Branch Automated Robotic Sailboat 2016 Competition
$   250 University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) DIY Capstone Showcase Project
$1,000 University of Saskatchewan Satellite Design Project
$   750 Debert NS High School Group Lego Robotics Team
$   750 Fergus ON High School Robotics Competition
$   500 Simon Fraser University and UBC Germany and Switzerland Field Trip
$   500 University of Western Ontario Student Outreach Maker Camps Project
$   600 University of Waterloo Nanorobotics and Automation Competition
$   750 Memorial University Student Branch Space X Hyperloop Competition Project
$1,000 McGill University Student Branch Microrobotics Drone Project

2015
$   820 Team of engineering students at Simon Fraser University
$1,000 IEEE Carleton University EMBS Student Branch Chapter to support student paper competition prizes at the 2016 EMBS International Student Conference.
$1,000 IEEE Carleton University Student Branch Stay Late and Make Workshops
$1,000 Carleton University Freestyle Cup Competition team
$1,500 Queens University Mars Rover Project
$   500 University of Toronto ICUE2015 International Conference
$1,000 University of Calgary 5th International Youth Conference on Energy Field Trip
$   500 FTC World Robotics Competition Group Victoria, BC
$1,500 University of Manitoba Satellite Design and Build Project
$   500 University of Waterloo Nanorobotics Design and Build Project
$   500 Ottawa Section Christie Lake Kids robotics project
$2,000 Concordia University engineering team for UAV competition
$1,000 London Ontario high school team for FIRST Robotics competition

2014
$1,000 IHTC 2015 Student Competition
$1,500 Carleton University Stay Late and Make Student Learning Lab
$1,000 UOIT 2015 DIY Showcase Project
$   250 UOIT DECA & High School Thrive Conference
$2,500 Concordia University UAV Design & Build Competition
$1,000 University of Toronto Reverse Engineering Competition
$1,250 University of Western Ontario FIRST Robotics Competition
$2,500 McGill University Mars Rover Challenge project
$   500 Simon Fraser University & University of British Columbia South Korean Field Trip
$   500 Canadian Workshop for Information Theory 2015 Student Travel Awards Project
$1,000 UBC Thunderbots Robotics Competition
$   500 UOIT Celestica Tour & Conference
$1,000 Laval University Vehicle Racing Project
$   500 UOIT Power & Energy Seminar
$1,500 McGill University Student Branch Robotics
$   500 IHTC 2014 Conference
$1,500 University of Waterloo Microbotics
$1,000 Concordia 2014 Field Trip

2013
$1,000 U Laval Baja Vehicle Competition
$2,500 Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School Robot Construction
$   500 UBC European Field Trip
$1,000 Queens University Communications Symposium Student Travel Support
$1,000 University of Ontario (UOIT) Maker Faire
$2,000 IEEE Canada HIC - Student Design Competition Prize
$   500 McGill University - BioEngineering Symposium
$   500 University of Toronto - Plasmonics Summer School
$   500 Kings Christian Collegiate Oakville - First Robotics
$1,000 McGill & ETS - USA Field Trip
$1,000 DIY Maker Lab for Girls
$1,000 Carleton U - SPAC 2011
$2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop

2012
$   250 U Calgary - Lab Tutoring service & xLabs
$1,500 McGill - Women in EE and CS
$2,400 Concordia - Massachusetts Field Trip
$   350 University of Calgary - Carpenter Course scheduling
$1,500 UBC Thunderbots
$2,400 U Waterloo NanoRobotics Assembly Challenge
$1,000 Carleton Ballistics Group - CanSat Competition
$1,000 Bayview Secondary - First Robotics Competition
$2,000 Glebe Collegiate - First Robotics Team
$1,500 University of Waterloo - Robocup Competition
$1,000 UBC Project GROW - Solar Energy and Water Diversion
$   600 McGill - Communicate Your Research
$1,500 University of Ottawa - SPAC 2012
$2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop

2011
$1,500 University of Waterloo NanoRobotics Group Microassembly Challenge.
$4,500 All Saints High School (Ottawa Catholic S.B.) Robotics Team
$3,000 Concordia U and McGill U Collaborative Field Trip to MIT and Boston University
$4,500 U of Manitoba Satellite Project (code T-Sat)
$2,500 UBC Field Trip to USA
$2,000 IEEE Vancouver Section Centennial Publication
$2,000 Glebe Collegiate FIRST Robotics Team
$2,000 UBC IEEE Student Branch Field Trip to Germany
$1,500 IEEE Canada WIE 2011 Conference
$2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop

2010
$3,000 IEEE Canada HIC - Student Design Competition Travel
$1,500 U Laval - Compétitions d'électronique et de programmation
$1,200 U Calgary - Innovation for Humanity: The Design Competition
$2,000 IEEE Canada HIC - Student Design Competition Prizes
$2,000 All Saints High School, Kanata ON - Robotics Team
$1,500 Carleton U - SPAC 2011
$2,000 U Calgary - Silicon Valley Trip
$1,000 Discovery Centre NS - High School Robotics Program
$   250 Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières - Compétition de génie électrique
$2,000 W.L. Seaton Secondary School, Vernon B.C. - Science Engineering Curriculum Shift
$   715 Carleton U - Internet Mobile Controlled Robot Quadcopter
$   275 IEEE Canada Humanitarian Initiatives Committee (HIC) - Promotional Booth
$1,000 UBC - Pilot field trip to Japan to visit high-tech companies
$1,250 U Victoria - Student Branch Robotics Competitions
$   500 IEEE Toronto Nuclear & Plasma Sci. Chapter - Student Innovation Competition
$2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop

2009
$2,000 U Calgary - Innovation for Humanity, the Design Challenge
$1,250 UBC - Thunderbolts Robocup
$1,000 U Sherbrooke Denis Bellavance - Quebec Engineering Competition
$    250 Carleton U - IEEE Connects 2009
$1,500 All Saints Catholic High School Robotics Team
$2,000 UBC - Silicon Valley Field Trip
$2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop

2008
$1,200 University of New Brunswick - Robotics Competition
$1,500 University of Alberta - Space Elevator Racing Team
$   500 University of Ontario Instute of Technology - Engineering Week by IEEE
$2,000 IEEE Sections Congress 2008, Quebec City
$2,000 IEEE Canada Student Branch Training Workshop
$2,000 CCECE 2008 - Student Paper Competetion Awards

2007
$2,000 Université de Sherbrooke - Computer Science Games 2008
$   500 Queens University - SPAC 2008
$1,500 University of New Brunswick - Robotics Competition
$3,000 University of Saskatchewan - Space Design Team
$1,000 Carleton University - IEEE Connects 2007: From Backpack to Briefcase!
$2,000 Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières - Heli-OS (Autonomous RC Helicopter Operating System)
$2,000 IEEE Canada Student Branch Training Workshop

2006
$ 2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop
$ 1,000 University of Waterloo - 2006 International Conference for Upcoming Engineers
$ 1,500 Université Laval - Robocup 2006 Autonomous Soccer Player Robot Construction and Competition
$ 1,500 University of New Brunswick - Robotics Competition
$ 3,000 University of Saskatchewan - Elevator: 2010 Climber/Power Beaming Competition
$ 1,000 McMaster University - High Altitude (Near Space) Balloon project

2005
$ 2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop
$ 1,000 Carleton University - IEEE Connects: From Backback to Briefcase Project
$    750 IEEE Canada Regional Student Representative travel to Region 9 Students Congress
$ 1,000 Université Laval - Robocup 2005 Robot Construction and Competition
$ 2,000 University of Windsor - 2005 International Conference for Upcoming Engineers
$ 2,500 University of Victoria - Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Project

2004
$ 2,000 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop
$1,500 Winnipeg Section - Women in Engineering "Rosie the Robot" Project
$ 1,000 Jeux de Génie du Québec 2005
$ 2,000 McGill University - "Let's Talk Science McGill: Engineering and Robotics Outreach" Project
$ 1,600 CCECE 2004 - Travel Grants (two students)
$ 1,500 Ryerson University - 2004 International Conference for Upcoming Engineers
$ 1,000 Université Laval - Robocup Robot Construction & Competition

2003
$ 3,000 IEEE Canada - GOLD Workshop
$ 1,500 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop
$ 2,000 CCECE - Undergraduate Student Author Travel
$ 1,000 IEEE Toronto Section - Centennial Event Life Member support
$ 1,000 Carleton University - Student Professional Awareness Venture
$ 1,500 Dalhousie University - Industry Tour
$ 1,929 Connestoga College - Electric Circuit Project
$ 2,500 Ryerson University - International Conference for Upcoming Engineers

2002
$ 2,500 University of Victoria - Underwater Vehicle Project
$ 1,500 IEEE Canada - Student Branch Training Workshop
$ 3,000 IEEE Canada - 2002 GOLD Leadership Training Workshop
$ 6,000 Ryerson University - International Conference for Upcoming Engineers

2001
$ 0,500 Concordia University - McNaughton Centre Web Site Contest
$ 0,250 Dalhousie University - McNaughton Centre Web Site Contest
$ 0,250 Memorial University - McNaughton Centre Web Site Contest
$ 0,250 Queen's University - McNaughton Centre Web Site Contest
$ 4,500 IEEE Canada 2001 GOLD Leadership Training Workshop
$ 2,500 Dalhousie Industry Tour within Nova Scotia
$ 5,190 Marconi 2001 Radio Contest (St. John's)
$ 5,600 Carleton University "12th Int'l Conf. of Women Engineers & Scientists"
$ 5,000 "Travel for 6 Student Paper Attendees at the CCECE, Toronto, 2001"

2000
$ 2,500 Women in Engineering Conference
$ 1,500 Carleton University "Travel to SAC Meeting in the Netherlands"
$ 5,100 Connestoga College "Development of Robots for Robotic Games"
$ 1,150 McGill University "Travel and Accomodation for Invited Speaker"

1999
$ 1,500 Dalhousie University - Web Site Contest
$ 3,000 University of British Columbia - Web Site Contest
$ 4,000 University of Ottawa - Web Site Contest
$ 1,500 University of Sherbrooke - Web Site Contest
$ 5,000 University of Toronto - Web Site Contest
$ 1,000 Queens University - Women in Engineering Conference
$ 1,500 University of Toronto - Radio Science Conference

1998
$ 3,000 Cree Nation - Computer Training Course
$ 1,500 Queen's University - Women in Engineering Conference
$ 0,500 Universite de Sherbrooke - Silicon Valley Industrial Tour
$ 9,000 University of Toronto - Radio Science Conference

1997
$ 0,508 University of Toronto - Sinclair Lecture
$ 6,000 University of Toronto - Radio Science Conference

1996
$ 1,000 Ryerson University - Special Recognition for V. Rattingen
$ 0,500 University of Toronto - Sinclair Lecture
$ 4,000 University of Toronto - Radio Science Conference

1995
$ 0,500 University of Toronto - Sinclair Lecture

1994
$ 0,414 University of Toronto - Sinclair Lecture

1992
$ 2,000 École de technologie supérieure - Concrete Toboggan Race Satellite Broadcast
$ 2,100 South Saskatchewan Section - Bulletin Board

1991
$ 0,640 Region 7 - VCR
$ 5,000 University of Waterloo - BEAM Robot Olympics

1990
$ 1,000 Region 7 - Office Services

1989
$ 6,300 Region 7 - Membership Campaign
$ 0,500 Region 7 - Office Services
$ 5,000 Region 7 - Canadian Review December Issue

1988
$ 1,000 O.E.D. Competition
$ 0,500 Region 7 - Office Services
$ 6,741 Region 7 - Laser printer/FAX and Office Services

1987
$ 5,000 Region 7 - S-PAC Funding
$11,133 Region 7 - Sections Congress Travel
$ 1,000 O.E.D. Competition
$ 0,500 Region 7 - Office Services
$10,000 Region 7 CONAC - Financial Support

1986
$ 0,700 McMaster University - S-PAC
$ 1,000 O.E.D. Competition
$ 5,500 Region 7 - Computer and Office Services

1985
$ 1,000 O.E.D. Competition
$ 7,000 Region 7 - Canadian Region newsletter
$ 0,500 Region 7 - Office Services

1984
$ 1,000 Ontario Eng. Design Competition
$12,000 Region 7 - Sections Congress Travel
$ 9,480 Ontario Crippled Childrens' Centre
$14,000 Canadian Region Newsletter
$ 0,800 Vancouver Section - IEEE Centennial Publication
$ 0,500 IEEE - Member Conduct Committee
$ 0,500 Region 7 - Office Services
$ 0,400 Technical Science Fair
$ 1,000 University of Toronto - Edwin Llewellyn Thomas Memorial

1983
$ 6,000 IEEE - Potentials Magazine
$15,000 Region 7 - Centennial Project Book "Electricity the Magic Medium"
$ 5,000 CCEP Film

1981
$ 3,500 ISSLS Conference Second Loan

1980
$15,000 Region 7 CONAC Financial Support
$ 1,500 ISSLS Conference Loan
$ 1,000 CEA re COPIMERA

1977
$ 6,000 Region 7 - Support

1976
$ 0,200 Ryerson - CJRT
$ 5,000 Region 7 - Support

1975
$ 8,000 Region 7 - Canadian Electrical Engineering Journal
$ 4,500 Region 7 - Support

1974
$ 4,000 Region 7 - Support
$ 1,500 Vehicular Technology Conference Loan

1973
$ 2,000 Region 7 - Support
$ 3,500 Region 7 - Student Activities

1972
$ 2,700 Region 7 - Student Travel Grant
$ 3,500 Region 7 - Support
$ 0,200 Region 7 - Branch Chair Travel

1958 - 1971
$ 29,442 About 10 Grants

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