About thisPriority

The Campaign for York University is a celebration of York’s first 60 years and our promise that, together, we will continue to drive advances in the classroom and in communities around the world. Our goal is to raise $52 million help promote collaboration, develop leaders and inspire innovative solutions to improve the health of Canadians and others.

Preparing Engaged Global Citizens: $11 million

Gifts will provide the means for health students to learn and work collaboratively and acquire the skills and experiences they need to transform health care locally and globally as Agents of Change

  • Global health education and research
  • Agents of Change Fund
  • Student awards

Building Stronger Communities: $24 million

With the help of gifts to this IMPACT campaign pillar, we will support efforts to take research findings into the community and bring community leaders and real-world experiences to campus to enrich learning and research.

  • Knowledge Mobilization Fund
  • Community Leaders-in-Residence Fund
  • Partnership and Network Development Fund

Mobilizing New Ways of Thinking: $17 million

Your support of endowed chairs and the Faculty of Health’s interdisciplinary research centres will attract top scholars in areas of existing strength and urgent community need, and help jumpstart innovative solutions to pressing health challenges.

  • Endowed research chairs
  • Collaborative Research Fund
  • Experiential education opportunities
  • E-learning