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There are a number of options for your student group or initiative to find funding, both inside and outside of the ASUC. Below is a collection of various resources available to students, and information on the requirements for them. Remember that in order to obtain funding of any kind from the ASUC, you must be ASUC sponsored. For groups that are not ASUC sponsored, Klein can assist you in authoring a bill on your behalf. Feel free to contact him here.
Funding Options From the ASUC:
- Sponsorship – Become an ASUC Sponsored Organization!
- Spring Budgeting Process
- Academic Affairs Vice President (AAVP) Grants:
- Academic Opportunity Fund
- Intellectual Community Fund
- Educational Enhancement Fund
- Multicultural Fund
- Public Service Fund
- Disabled Students Accommodation Fund
Other Funding Options:
- Ethnic Studies Fifth Account
- Student Opportunity Fund
- (Graduate student organizations only: see Graduate Assembly)
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Funding Options From the ASUC
Sponsorship – Become an ASUC Sponsored Organization!
One avenue for funding is for your student group to become sponsored with the ASUC, which is a process with two phases. The first phase is to ensure that your organization is registered with the…(read more)
Spring Budgeting Process
This avenue is an annual process for all student organizations to maintain funding from the ASUC. Please go here for more information on the spring budgeting process: http://asuc.org/index.php/funding/overview-of-funding
Academic Affairs Vice President (AAVP) Grants
Academic Opportunity Fund
The Academic Opportunity Fund supports off-campus academic activities, such as: professional meetings, research conferences, academic competitions, and independent research.
Intellectual Community Fund
The Intellectual Community Fund subsidizes collaborative events planned by Cal students that is “conducive to free intellectual exchange”. For example: activist events, educational events, awareness events.
Educational Enhancement Fund
The Educational Enhancement Fund provides support to DeCal courses and other independent student-initiated courses at Berkeley.
In an effort to promote awareness of multicultural issues, the Multicultural Fund gives monetary support to events that introduce the campus community to a culture.
Public Service Fund
The Public Service Fund supports projects that address the needs of communities outside of the UC Berkeley campus, as well as enhancing students’ involvements in such initiatives.
Go to the following site to download the application for any of the five grants above: https://callink.berkeley.edu/organization/aavpgrants/about
Disabled Students Accommodation Fund
This is a fund administered by the ASUC to make ASUC sponsored events more accessible to differently-abled members of our campus community. For more information on how to apply, please contact Klein here.
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Other Funding Options
Ethnic Studies Fifth Account
If your program or event has a multicultural emphasis, you could be eligible to apply for the Ethnic Studies Fifth Account. Please click here for information on the application process: http://asuc.berkeley.edu/osa/inside.aspx?uid=191
Student Opportunity Fund
The Student Opportunity Fund (SOF) provides support for academic and co-curricular activities for Cal students. Students can submit proposals for up to $2000. All registered student organizations are eligible to apply: https://students.berkeley.edu/myberkeley/misc/opfund.asp?todo=home