The School of Cities welcomes students, faculty, researchers, practitioners, and community members across urban sectors by offering fellowships, grants, projects, residencies, and training and development. Explore our programs and opportunities below.

Urban Challenge Grant

The Urban Challenge Grant (UCG) program at the School of Cities builds multidisciplinary scholarly communities of practice within the University of Toronto around complex urban challenges.

Small Grants Program

The Small Grants Program supports knowledge mobilization and translation, public policy engagement, curricular innovations, and other activities that address urban issues and contribute to efforts that make cities more sustainable, prosperous, inclusive and just.

Leading Social Justice Collective

The Leading Social Justice Collective (LSJC) is a cross-sectoral leadership development program for individuals engaged in social justice transformation in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), co-hosted by United Way of Greater Toronto and the School of Cities.

Visiting Experts

Visiting experts at the School of Cities are globally influential practitioners in civil society, the arts, business, media and government; members of the global urban academic community; and emerging leaders in their urban-related sectors.