Pepsi Product Funding


CSI Grants Student Manager
442 Memorial Union

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General Grant Information

Eligibility Requirements

All CSI Grants

  • Your organization must be registered and in good standing with the Center for Student Involvement.
  • All Registered Student Organizations that apply must have an active Agency Account.
  • The application must be submitted at least 30 days before the event date by one of your RSO officers (i.e., Primary Leader, Secondary Leader, or Treasurer).

Pepsi Product-Specific Criteria:

  • Event must be on campus.
  • Event must be free with a primary target audience of UC Davis students. Faculty, staff, and department events are not eligible.
  • Allocated beverages may NOT be sold or used to generate profit in any way, including use as a raffle prize.
Available Products
An RSO may request up to $300 annually in Pepsi product funding. Here is a list of the available products, and their costs are in the application.
    • Pepsi
    • Diet Pepsi
    • Mountain Dew
    • Dr. Pepper
    • Mug Root Beer
    • Starry
    • Aquafina
    • Bubly
    • Lipton Pure Leaf Brewed Iced Tea

Application Process

STEP 1: Make a Reservation

IMPORTANT: Only Authorized Reservers are able to make reservations. Typically Authorized Reservers are 2 out of the 3 RSO officers.

1. Go to the CES website and click on ‘Students, Staff, and Campus Interest Groups’ to access the Online Reservation Form.

2.Click on ‘New Reservation’ and choose the appropriate account and organization profile which you’re making a reservation for.

3. Once completed, you will select the details for the building/room, date, attendance, and client/catering and event times for your event.

    • Client/Catering Time: The time that the RSO (client) is allowed in the facility for their own setup and cleanup.
    • Event Time: The actual time of the event when guests are expected to be in the facility.

4. When you add all the reservations you need, click “Proceed to Event Information”.

5. Afterward, you’ll need to fill out questions such as contact, billing, and event information such as whether you’ll be collecting money or have amplified sound.

6. When you click “Submit,” the Reservation team will be notified of your request.

STEP 2: Complete the Application

Complete the Pepsi Product Grant Application on Submittable

Calculating Your Product Order:

  • RSOs can only request products based on their events estimated attendance. ​​​​​
  • 1 Case of Product = 24 drinks
  • CSI estimates approximately 1 drink per attendee -> approx. 4 cases of Pepsi products serve 100 people
  • Costs of each case of product are listed in the application.
STEP 3: Evaluation Forms

RSOs need to complete a Pepsi Product Evaluation Forms, which is due date will be 10 business days after your event date.

IMPORTANT: RSOs DO NOT need to collect event pictures or expense receipts that are required for the other CSI grants.