Resources

Audio Visual Equipment
MAFRA has 12 digital cameras, 4 mini flip video cameras and a handy camera that student and community organizations are welcome to borrow. If you have a desire for other audio/visual equipment, let us know and we will do our best to try and accommodate.

Travel and Conference Funding
Students
There is funding available for MAFRA funded students to access additional funds, up to $600, to attend conferences where they will share about their MAFRA funded project. The pdf version of the application is available here and the Word version of the application is here.

Community Organizations
There is funding available for MAFRA funded community projects and other community projects to access additional funds, up to $1,000, to attend conferences where they will share about their MAFRA funded project or build their capacity around food justice. The pdf version of the application is available here and the Word version of the application is here.

Student Involvement in Community Projects
University of Manitoba Co-Curricular Review
MAFRA has been approved by the University of Manitoba’s Office of Student Life as a validator for the Co-Curricular Record. This means that in the area of Volunteerism and in the area of Leadership, MAFRA can help students gain a special designation on their transcripts for being involved in community organizations that do food related programming or research. Contact us if you are a student or professor who is interested in finding out more.
Community Organizations Looking for Student Support
MAFRA is excited to be able to provide a service for community organizations where we can help them to find a student to help support community based, food related projects. Learn about the Food Matters Manitoba St. Vital Community Food Assessment that used this service. Contact us if you are interested.

Upcoming Conferences
Food Secure Canada’s 8th National Assembly will be in Halifx, NS on November 13-16, 2014 and the early bird deadline is August 22nd, 2014. The topics of the conference is Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All.

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