Other Funding Sources
Club Finance Council
Other funding sources
There are a variety of ways to obtain funding for your student organization. Other funding sources for registered student organizations at UC Davis are listed below.
1. Cross Cultural Center (CCC):
The Cross Cultural Center provides funds for cultural programs as well as student leadership and development opportunities. Students, student organizations, faculty members, academic departments and campus units may request funds. The following are activities that may be funded:
* Curriculum enrichment
* Visits by artists and scholars
* Conferences and symposia
* Campus forums
* Outreach activities
* Diversity training
* Attendance at conferences, seminars and workshops
* Costs of travel and/or materials associated with research projects
Funding Amount: Varies
Application Location: CCC website and CCC Main Office
Deadline for Application: Minimum 21 days prior to event
Fund Transfer: Check or DaFIS Transfer
How often can you apply? Unlimited
Contact: Nathan Ellstrand
Phone #: 530-752-4287
Office Location: Cross Cultural Center located on the first floor of Student Community Center
2. Student Recruitment and Retention Center
The SRRC Grant provides funding for organizations planning programs that support and promote outreach and retention to students of underrepresented and historically under-served communities. Retention Goal: To support enrolled undergraduates and graduate students to strengthen retention services. Outreach Goal: To promote and support academic preparation, leadership training, and cultural enrichment activities for non-college tracked youth (K-20).
Funding Amount: Up to $1000
Application Location: online at the SRRC website
Deadline for Application: by midnight of the posted deadlines
Fund Transfer: Co-Sponsorship, DaFis transfer
How often can you apply? Unlimited
Contact: Mayra Llamas
Phone #: 530-752-7280
Office Location: SRRC (Student Community Center)
3. University Dining Services Concessions & Mondavi Concessions:
Student organizations are asked to work at the concession stands/service areas at various locations on campus including the Mondavi Center. This opportunity is extremely competitive and organizations are asked to worked directly with the coordinator of the program as this is on a first come firs served basis.
Funding Amount: $25 – $400 per session for each club
Application Process: Contact the Program Administrator
Fund Transfer: On Campus DaFIS account transfer
How often can you apply? Unlimited
Contact: Richard Kossak
Office Location: Silo
4. Student Assistants to the Chancellor Funds:
The Student Assistants to the Chancellor advise administrators on student issues and concerns, facilitating communication and understanding between undergraduate, graduate and professional students, and interacting with student organizations and assisting students with problems and concerns. They organize dialogues between students, staff, faculty, administrators and outside community members, provide support, financial and otherwise to various campus departments and organizations, and serve as a liaison between students and administrators. Joint events are preferred for funding.
Funding Amount: $200
Find Application: Online or at 476 Mrak Hall
Application Deadline: No deadline; well in advance of your event
Fund Transfer: Transfer to DaFIS account
How often can you apply? Once per year
Phone #: 530-752-2440
Office: 476 Mrak Hall, Student Affairs
5. Woman’s Resource and Research Center (WRRC)
WRRC offers a wide range of co-sponsorships – monetary funds in-kind supplies and materials, WRRC career and intern staff time (i.e. facilitate or speak on a topic), graphic design publicity, photocopy printing; PR/publicity, WRRC room space (i.e. North Hall – Righteous Babes Lounge, Library, and 113 North Hall), and bullhorn access (sound permit required by Memorial Union). During the academic year, the staff will review proposals on a first-come, first-serve basis each month with priority given to proposals that meet the guidelines below. Click here to download application and submit to the WRRC in North Hall.
- Program/event/workshop must support the WRRC’s mission and work to enhance the university’s commitment to campus diversity and gender equity.
- The applicant(s) proposal and application should include a degree of advanced planning and a thorough description and/or goals of the program/event.
- UC Davis departments: registered student organizations, students, and staff or faculty.
- The applicant(s) requesting funds for the program/event/workshop cannot benefit financially (i.e. no fundraising) from the program/event/workshop.
- The event admission should be either free or an admission charge that would not be above what would be considered a nominal fee to recoup expenses.
- If admission is charged, publicity must state that “person’s who request “free” or reduced admission will be accommodated without question.”
- If admission is charged as a fundraiser, publicity must state where admissions is being raised for, and provide additional information on the organization and/or cause monies are being raised for in the letter proposal.
During the academic year the WRRC staff will consider/approve proposals on a first-come, first-serve basis each month with priority given to proposals that meet the guidelines below. Applications and letter proposals submitted during the summer (June-September) will not be considered or approved until late September-early October. Request a co-sponsorship by filling out this form at least 2-3 weeks before the requested program date.
Please allow 2-3 weeks for consideration/approval of proposal and application. Incomplete proposals will not be sent back for completion or not considered for approval.
Looking for funding for your registered student organization’s event?
Does your group want to actively promote a safe, hate-free and welcoming campus for all?
Apply to the Beyond Tolerance program!
Beyond Tolerance, sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement (CSI) in partnership with the Office of Campus Community Relations, provides monetary support up to $200.00 for programs and events. It is part of the Hate-Free Campus Initiative, created to confront and stop acts of hate, foster a greater awareness of and appreciation for diversity, promote civility and respect in our human interactions, and build a more inclusive campus community.
UC Davis Dining Services recognizes the value in student engagement and education related to environmental and food systems sustainability through projects, service learning, and student-organized activities. UC Davis Dining Services Go Green Grants provide funds for individuals or teams of University of California, Davis (UC Davis) students, staff, and faculty to research, develop, implement, and design solutions to campus sustainability challenges. Grants are awarded for projects fostering a more sustainable campus.