USAC

Programming Funds Search (BETA)

Use this page to narrow down your search for USAC funds (make sure to review all funding guidelines to determine if you are eligible for other funds as well). The old list of funds is still available.

Developed in partnership with USAConnect from the Office of the Internal Vice President.

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Cultural Affairs Commission (CAC) — CommUnity Fund

  • $2,500 per cycle
  • Contingent on Event
  • Cultural Awareness

Deadline: Periodically throughout the quarter.

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE.

Contact: usac.cac@gmail.com

About: To help alleviate some of the fiscal burdens student organizations face when putting on culturally relevant projects and events.

Improve your chances: Consider application thoroughness, applicant necessity, and program's benefit for the student body. Include cost estimates/quotes/documentation.

Office of the Internal Vice President (IVP) — Partnership Fund

  • $1,200 per organization
  • Contingent on Event
  • Community Service

Deadline: Friday of Finals Week of Winter Quarter (March 20th, 2020).

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE. Individuals may also apply.

Contact: ssolemnidad22@g.ucla.edu, arshg2811@gmail.com

About: Logistical support such as publicity, reserving spaces, and other opportunities to connect USAC with student organizations.

Improve your chances: Consider relevance, practicality, thrift, longevity, necessity, accessibility, and strength of your application.

Fund is now closed for Spring 2020

USA/BOD ASUCLA Programming Fund

  • $50,000 per quarter
  • Fixed Per Quarter
  • General Events

Deadline: Fall: October 8, 2019 Winter: November 5, 2019 Spring: February 18, 2020

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE.

Contact: usabudgetreview@gmail.com

About: Fund to help programming costs of events organized and hosted by officially registered student organizations.

Improve your chances: Apply for funding towards advertising or graphics, facilities or equipment rentals, food, honoraria, props or costumes.

Fund is now closed for Spring 2020

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) Grant Application — Mini Fund

  • $500 per quarter
  • $1,000 maximum
  • Fixed Per Quarter
  • Sustainability

Deadline: Fridays of Week 2, 4, 6, 8

Eligibility: UCLA students, staff, and faculty; provided there is undergraduate student involvement and/or benefit.

Contact: TGIF@asucla.ucla.edu

About: Projects/events that promote sustainability within the community

Improve your chances: Consider using sustainable materials at your events, such as compostable utensils, resuable tote bags, etc.

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) Grant Application — Main Fund

  • $10,000 per quarter
  • Fixed Per Quarter
  • Sustainability

Deadline: Fall: October 11, Winter: January 17 Spring: April 10

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE. Individuals may also apply.

Contact: TGIF@asucla.ucla.edu

About: Projects/events that promote sustainability within the community

Improve your chances: Consider using sustainable materials at your events, such as compostable utensils, resuable tote bags, etc.

Supplemental Fund for Service (SFS)

  • $3,250 per quarter
  • Fixed Per Quarter
  • Community Service

Deadline: 4 Weeks (for conferences) 2 Weeks (for programs and other funding needs)

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE. Individuals may also apply.

Contact: sfs@uclacsc.org

About: Provide UCLA undergraduate students affiliated with a service project on-campus and UCLA student organizations the opportunity to pursue their service initiatives.

Improve your chances: Recipients of service include: UCLA students, Non-UCLA students, Non-human recipients (ex. Animals, Environment).

Fund is now closed until further notice.

Student Wellness Programming Fund

  • $750 per quarter
  • Contingent on Event
  • General Events

Deadline: 2 Mondays prior to proposed program date.

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE.

Contact: uclaswc.finance@gmail.com

About: Help funds event organizing and supply costs for health-related events on-campus.

Improve your chances: Student orgs may apply mulitiple times, as long as each application is for a different event.

Contingency Programming Fund

  • Funding varies
  • Contingent on Event
  • General Events

Deadline: 3 weeks prior to proposed program date.

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE.

Contact: usaficom@asucla.ucla.edu

About: Helps student organizations fund activities and events which are desirable to the general interest of the UCLA Undergraduate Student Body.

Improve your chances: Food, retreats, parking, etc. will be funded.

Only active for online initiatives

Contingency Capital Items Fund

  • Funding varies
  • Contingent on Event
  • General Events

Deadline: 3 Weeks prior to purchase

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE and have physical office space in Kerckhoff Hall.

Contact: usaficom@asucla.ucla.edu

About: Fund given to USAC office/commission or a student group with an office in Kerckhoff to cover cost of technology and furniture items.

Improve your chances: Consider the type of tech/furniture you are requesting. Computers, cabinents, desks, will be funded. Laptops, microwaves, etc. won’t.

Fund is now closed for Spring 2020

Student Initiated Outreach Committee (SIOC) — Mini Fund

  • Funding varies
  • Fixed Per Quarter
  • Community Service

Deadline: Fixed per quarter, exact date varies depending on quarter.

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE.

Contact: siocminifund@cpo.ucla.edu

About: A supplemental funding source for student-initiated, student-run community service projects and UCLA student sponsoring organizations who perform outreach functions.

Improve your chances: The program or service to be implemented must be directly correlated towards increasing the academic competitiveness of socio-economically/educationally disadvantaged students and underrepresented communities towards eligibility or attendance to the University of California or other institutions of higher learning.

Fund is now closed for Spring 2020

Community Service Mini Fund (CS Mini)

  • $3500 per quarter
  • Fixed Per Quarter
  • Community Service

Deadline: Week 3 (Fall) or Week 4 (Winter and Spring) at 12 noon.

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE.

Contact: csminifund@gmail.com

About: Student program which contributes to the elimination of poverty and social problems; and/or provides direct services to disadvantaged groups.

Improve your chances: Innovation-as a response to the needs of the target population, uniqueness, professional services that address unmet needs, provide direct service

Bruin Advocacy Grant

  • $5000 per quarter
  • Contingent on Event
  • Political Advocacy

Deadline: Fridays, 5 weeks prior to proposed program date.

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE. Individuals may also apply.

Contact: usaevp@gmail.com

About: Fund for students looking to advocate on behalf of themselves or organization for issues important to them.

Improve your chances: Advocacy must be on local/state/national/international issues or a core mission statement in the organizations bylaws/constitution.

Fund is now closed for Spring 2020

Arts Restoring Community (ARC) — Referendum Funding

  • $2500 per quarter
  • Fixed Per Quarter
  • Cultural Awareness

Deadline: Twice per quarter, mandatory hearing after application submission.

Eligibility: Student organizations registered with SOLE.

Contact: cacarcfund@asucla.ucla.edu

About: Quarterly fund used to promote cultural diversity through arts. Funds facility and venue costs, program supplies, honorarium, and youth programs.

Improve your chances: Make sure you are promoting cultural awareness of marginalized communities, diversity, and art alongside related events.

Round 2 is closed for Spring 2020

Academic Affairs Commission — Travel Grant Mini Fund

  • $500 per quarter
  • Contingent on Event
  • Academic Success

Deadline: 3 weeks prior to proposed program date.

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE. Individuals may also apply.

Contact: usaaac@asucla.ucla.edu

About: Provides grants for student travel and accommodation during academic events. Only academic-specific travel will be allowed, no lobbying.

Improve your chances: All events that facilitate gathering for discussion, networking, training, academic or professional training qualify (ex. Interviews).

Academic Affairs Commission — Academic Success Referendum (ASRF)

  • $2000 per quarter
  • Contingent on Event
  • Academic Success

Deadline: 2 weeks prior to proposed program date

Eligibility: Groups must be registered with SOLE. Individuals may also apply.

Contact: usaaac@asucla.ucla.edu

About: Fund given to causes that support academic success of students. No non academic program allowed.

Improve your chances: Consider feasibility, cost efficiency, benefit for future students, necessity, impact of students