Do You Need Funding For Your Student Group?
When are applications due?
The first round of funding for Fall 2019 is NOW OPEN and will close at 11:59 PM, on Wednesday, September 25th.
The UOFC treats all applications for funding as confidential, and will not share group's applications or financial information with any party.
How do I build a strong grant application?
It can be tough to guess exactly what finance managers are looking for when reviewing your application. Here are some tips on how to format your application.
WHAT DOESN’T UOFC FUND?
The creation and upkeep of organization bank accounts
Student transportation unless travel is an integral element of the organization’s purpose
Tours for performance groups will not be funded
Student transportation to national conferences will not be funded
Individual member dues or dues to national organizations
Alcohol, firearms, tobacco, and illegal products
Events not targeted towards Yale students or the Yale community (for example, events for high school students)
International travel for guest speakers (cheapest methods of transportation for speakers should always be used)
T-shirts unless they represent an integral element of the organization's purpose
Excessive restaurant/meal expenses when cheaper alternatives exist
Groups are discouraged from booking expensive restaurant meals for club meetings, guest speakers, and other events unless unavoidable
Student transportation in any form (Ubers, buses, train tickets, gasoline, Zipcars, etc.)
Housing for students (hotels, airBNBs, etc.)
Honorariums for speakers
Gifts for students or guests
Paying Yale students directly (photographers, DJs, etc.)
Social media purchases (Snapchat filters, Facebook advertising, etc.)
Website fees unless a strong reason is provided
Please reach out to Mohammad Makhmudov with any questions or concerns.