Summer Projects

Details and Application Instructions


Summer Projects are 12-week projects issued by impact organizations, completed by two SIA Analysts during the summer. Each Analyst will be able to commit 7-8 hours to working on the project each week, totalling up to 170 hours of total project time. Each Analyst is mentored by an SIA Team Advisor.


  • Project scope: Larger strategic problems
  • Duration: 12 weeks from May 24 – August 13, 2021
  • Time commitment: Up to 170 hours
  • Team structure: Team of 2 SIA Analysts with SIA Advisors
  • Project cost: Between $500 – $2000, depending on your organization’s ability to pay


  • You are an organization with a social and/or environmental mandate. We are open to all forms of organizations.
  • You are headquartered in Canada or you have a significant amount of operations in Canada.
  • You have plans to fundraise capital (philanthropy, grants, venture capital, impact investments etc.) in the next 1-2 years.
  • You have an interesting project that can be completed in 12 weeks


We are open to working with you on a variety of projects as long as they are within our Analysts’ skillsets. We expect most of the projects to be related to:

  • Market & Research
  • Financial Modelling
  • Impact Measurement
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Strategy
  • Branding & Design


Download our Summer Project Overview and learn more about how you can work with SIA Analysts in Summer 2021.


We will begin accepting applications in March 2021. Fill out the form below to let us know you're interested!