Funding Process

All awards are funded through the student activity fee. This fee is intended to promote and enhance student involvement opportunities at USF. Parameters of its use are established by the Associated Students of USF. 


Types of Funding:

Internal Development Funding

  • Available to both Green and Gold Organizations
  • Items that will improve the organization’s leadership and development
  • Ranges from promotional items to specialized items for the organization (Ex: Comic books for the Animation, Comics and Video Games Club)
  • Typically a monetary contribution from the Student Organization is required
  • Limit to ONE application per Semester

Travel Funding

  • Available to only Gold Organizations
  • Expenses Related to Organization travel for conferences or retreats
  • Typically a monetary contribution from the Student Organization is required
  • Limit to ONE application per semester

Event Funding

  • Available only to Gold Organizations
  • Be used towards campus events open to the entire USF community
  • Loans and grants available

Deadlines:

Internal Development Eight (8) academic weeks prior to order date funds are needed*
Travel Funding Eight (8) academic weeks prior to date first funds are needed (i.e., conference registration fee, deposit, etc.)*
Events Funding Eight (8) academic weeks prior to event date*

*Apply at least twelve (12) academic weeks
**Complete submissions include completed application, accurate total budget, and supporting documentation (e.g., travel quotes, promotional designs and quotes, conference websites, full list of recipients or travelers, etc.


Academic Weeks Do Not Include:

  • Fall Break (10/15/16 – 10/23/16)
  • Thanksgiving Break (11/19/16 – 11/27/16)
  • Winter Break (12/3/16 – 1/22/17)
  • Spring Break (3/11/17 – 3/19/17)
  • Summer Break (5/6/17 – 8/21/17)

 

Contact Info

Student Leadership & Engagement

University Center 4th Floor
2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-7256 (415) 422-2898