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Funding

Below are several Campus Center/Student Activities based means to fund your registered Student Organization events.  You may also choose to seek out additional funding from other offices and departments on campus, including the New Registered Student Organization Start-Up Funding and the Association of Amherst Students Budgetary Committee.

Completing an application for any of the above listed funding resources does not guarantee support.  Each of these funding sources allocates funding on a first-come, first-serve basis and reserves the right to limit assistance to organizations based on availability of funds.

Most funding sources require completed applications to be submitted no later than two weeks prior to the event date to be considered.

If you have questions about how to plan a budget for an event or how to navigate funding requests, you can meet with Dean Hannah Fatemi, to review your event ideas and develop a budget proposal.

 


 

Student Activities Co-Sponsorship Fund

The Student Activities Office at Amherst College is dedicated to supporting events that enrich student life and College community. The Student Activities Office actively seeks to fulfill this goal by assisting student leaders enhance their leadership, organizational and presentation skills by providing co-sponsorship funding to support events planned by recognized student organizations.

Funding guidelines and allocation criteria include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Students and members of Registered Student Organizations are eligible to apply for co-sponsorship funds.
  • The event must be open to all students.
  • Events that are used as a fundraising source are not eligible for co-sponsorship.
  • The event does not specifically advocate a specific political and/or religious point of view (for example: supporting a particular presidential candidate for a lecture).
  • The event does not infringe on College policies and the Code of Conduct.
  • The Student Activities Office must be listed as a co-sponsor on all event advertising.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to the event date to be considered. Upon submitting this webform, please set up a meeting time with Dean Hannah Fatemi to discuss your co-sponsorship request and event details.


 
Campus Activities Board
Co-Sponsorship Fund

The Campus Activities Board at Amherst College is dedicated to supporting events that enrich student life and College community. The Campus Activities Board actively seeks to fulfill this goal by assisting student leaders enhance their leadership, organizational and presentation skills by providing co-sponsorship funding to support events planned by recognized student organizations.

 



Interdepartmental Student Fund

The Interdepartmental Student Fund (ISF) is funding source from the College Council and is comprised of funding sponsored by various academic and administrative departments. The purpose of the ISF is to support programs and events that seek to educate or build the community on campus. This fund may also support educational opportunities found outside of the traditional classroom to can help enrich a student’s academic experience.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than two weeks prior to the event date to be considered. Upon submitting this webform, please schedule a meeting with Dean Hannah Fatemi to review and discuss your co-sponsorship request.

 


Additional Funding

New Registered Student Organization Start-Up Funding

The Student Activities Office has funding available for newly registered student organizations (RSOs). This funding is to be used to help launch a group, recruit a student membership and to purchase supplies needed to for a group to function.

Student leaders of new RSOs should contact Dean Fatemi (hfatemi -at- amherst.edu) to find out how to apply for this funding and to find helpful information about managing your RSO, and additional funding resources.


Association of Amherst Students Budgetary Committee

Please visit the AAS BC website for information related to funding, including club budgets and discretionary fund requests.

     

Revised: September 3, 2013

 

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