Grant Recipients

Grants from the Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation (HSF) are intended to support graduate studies, research and publication, cultural activities, and community events related to South Asia or the South Asian Diaspora. Grants are adjudicated by the HSF Board. Amounts typically range from $1,000 – $5,000, with a maximum of $10,000.
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Indian Summer Arts Society
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Vancouver International Jazz Festival
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Mohamed Assani
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Meghna Haldar
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: CIELO Films
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Punjabi Writers’ Forum
  • Social & Community Grant: South Asian Legal Clinic of British Columbia
  • Research & Publication Grant: Dharashree Das
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Committee of Progressive Pakistani Canadians
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Surrey Art Gallery
  • Social & Community Grant: SFU Institute for the Humanities 40th Anniversary Conference
  • Social & Community Grant: UBC Centre for India and South Asia Research
  • Research & Publication Grant: Ajay Bhardwaj, completion of PhD project
  • Research & Publication Grant: Meghna Halder for workshop in Chhatisgarh in relation of film project
  • Research & Publication Grant: Sam Barnett and SFU students for website DHANAK for South Asian LGBTQ stories
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Indian Summer Society for events with Vandana Shiva and others
  • Social & Community Grant: South Asian Legal Clinic
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Tamil Student Association at University of BC for tenth anniversary celebration
  • Research & Publication Grant: Simon Fraser University for conference on “Indigenous struggles and the ideology of development”
  • Arts & Cultural Grant: Alex Sangha and Sher Vancouver for film, “Emergence: Coming out of the Shadows”