Do You Need Funding For Your Student Group?

When are applications due?

The second round of funding for Fall 2019 is NOW OPEN and will close at 11:59 PM, on Wednesday, October 23rd.

APPLY HERE

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.

APPLICATION GUIDE

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



Questions?

Please reach out to Mohammad Makhmudov with any questions or concerns.