Student Organization Funding

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Student Government  is happy to assist student organizations through our funding opportunities! 

STEP 1: Complete this online form. If you have any additional questions, contact Sydney Barnett at funding@uksga.org.

STEP 2: Present the request in person at the next Appropriations & Revenue (A&R) Committee Meeting. These meetings occur on select Wednesday nights at 8:00 pm.  The schedule and deadlines are found below.  The contact listed on the grant application will be emailed with the meeting time and location the Monday/Tuesday prior to the meeting.

STEP 3: If your proposal is approved by the A&R Committee, you will need to contact Lynn.Fresca@uky.edu within the next FIVE (5) business days. If you fail to do so, your grant will be voided.

TYPES OF REQUESTS
  • General Funding Grant ($750 Maximum) – all purpose funding request (travel, programming, etc.)
  • Service Grant ($1,500 Maximum) – intended for community services events/projects
  • Club Sport Grant ($1,500 Maximum) – available to any registered Club Sport for a event, project and/or supplies
  • Multicultural Inclusion Grant ($1,500 Maximum) – available to any registered student organization for programs promoting diversity, inclusion and/or multicultural values to the student body.
  • Senate Special Project – available only through sponsorship by a current Student Government Senator. Organizations affiliated with a specific College or School should contact their College Senator. Organizations not affiliated with a specific College or School should contact a Senator At-large


Reimbursement Policy: Student Government funds organizations by reimbursement only. All receipts must be submitted to the SGA office manager within 30 days of the approved event, project or purchase. If receipts are not turned in within the 30 day window, the funding will be forfeited. Groups can only be funded once per fiscal year.

Prohibited Items: Student Government will not provide funding for the following items: food and beverages, non-university approved vendors, subscriptions, taxes, management or consulting fees, organizational membership dues, personal gifts, donations or contributions, financial aid, scholarships, expenses incurred prior to Student Government approval, all equipment (excluding Club Sports Grants), awards, trophies or prizes.

Funding Deadlines:  All funding requests must be submitted to the Student Government office by noon (12:00 PM) on the following dates.  Deadlines can be found here.

APPLY HERE!