Below is a list of University-affiliated organizations that provide funding for student initiatives. Each office has different criteria for funding and limitations on funding provided. Please carefully read the websites, funding criteria and requirements, and timelines or deadlines as you consider applying for funding.
Only registered student CIOs may apply for funding.
College Council has separate grants for CIOs, faculty-student interaction opportunities, student research, and events hosted by Resident Advisors.
Student organizations may apply. Holds hearings for grant requests and applications must be received two weeks prior to event. Maximum award is $1,000 per event.
Individual students or student organizations may apply.
CIOs can apply to request co-sponsorship. Events must be open to all students.
Contact Emma Terry. In order to be considered, the program must be related to the arts.
Grants awarded to CIOs for programs, projects, or events ideally at the intersection of equity and sustainability, or significantly related to either. This includes physical projects, service projects in the community, lectures or panel discussions, film screening, or anything else that is related to the Committee’s mission. Contact Nina Morris to apply.
Contact Dean Groves.
Any UVA student, organization, or individual that supports UVA undergraduate students may apply.
Student groups and departments that need funding for projects and events occurring before November 2018 may apply for an off-cycle grant by completing an application and budget below, and emailing both to Anna Patchias at firstname.lastname@example.org by early September. Please allow at least 2 weeks’ time for decisions to be made about off-cycle grant requests.
Grants awarded for student-led, innovative projects. Maximum of $500 per grant.
Any undergraduate or graduate student member of a University-affiliated organization is eligible to apply, so long as the project/event to be funded is targeted to students. There are fall and spring application rounds in early September and early February.
Grants awarded to administration, faculty, and student-led projects. Proposals should be innovative and seek to have high impact on the University community. Annual cycle applications are open April through October 1, with awards announced the following February. Flash Funding cycle applications are open on a monthly basis in the spring semester. Awards are announced on the 15th of the following month.