MixCité – Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

Background of the organization 

The Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) is a public French-language university with an international reach. UQAM celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2019 and offers training on its Montreal campus and on its four campuses in the metropolitan area. 

Project description

UQAM received capital campaign support as part of the Foundation’s Montreal funding stream. The university is launching MixCité, an open innovation hub of the Pole sur la ville résiliente that aims to increase collaboration between the school and off-campus communities. McConnell funding will be used to ensure that their research supports community benefit and that community experience informs their research.  


  • 2022-2027
  • $ 1,000,000
  • Funding Type: Montreal funding
  • Funding Stream: Montreal