Established in 1978, the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) is a registered charitable organization operating in Ottawa with volunteer representatives at member institutions across the country. ACUNS plays a leadership role in promoting a diverse and comprehensive understanding of the territorial and provincial North through the facilitation of collaborative research, knowledge mobilization and education, most notably through our awards program.

If you would like to make a donation to our association, please click on the DONATE NOW button below. You will be directed to the Canada Helps website.

All donations to ACUNS are tax-deductible (Canadian charitable # 889069043RR0001) and contribute to the Canadian Northern Studies Trust endowment which funds scholarships for early-career Canadian researchers to conduct ethical research in the territorial and provincial North.