ASUSF Event Funding

Apply for ASUSF Event Funding

ASUSF Event Funding allows Gold RSOs the resources to host signature on-campus events open to all undergraduate students. 

The total 2018–19 ASUSF Event Funding budget is $70,000.

Eligibility

Any Gold undergraduate student organization registered with SLE. Organizations shall be in good standing and in compliance with all USF, SLE, and ASUSF rules and regulations.

Award Limits

Student organizations will be allocated up to one (1) approved award per semester for a signature event. Funding will not be awarded for expenses already incurred.

Funding Parameters

Items typically funded: marketing (posters, social media, etc.), entertainment and speaker fees, catering expenses, and decorations.

  • Posters are typically funded in the following quantities:
    • 8 posters: 8 campus posting boards
    • 16 posters: 8 campus posting boards + 1 in each residence hall lobby
  • A maximum of $3,000 is typically funded for keynote speakers and all associated expenses (hotel, travel, etc.)
  • Bon Appétit is the required vendor for all catering expenses. Be sure to also account for Wait Staff fees. Catering is funded per-person.
    • $7.50 per person: snacks
    • $10 per person: reception
    • $13 per person: meal (lunch or dinner)
    • $21 per person: banquet dinner or culturally focused meal

Items not funded: Off-campus events will not be funded.

Application

Application Deadline

All applications shall be submitted to Finance Committee at least eight (8) academic weeks prior to the date of the proposed event for requests up to $5,000. Requests submitted less than eight (8) academic weeks prior will be considered, but not fully funded. Requests submitted less than five (5) academic weeks prior will not be considered.

Applications shall be submitted at least twelve (12) academic weeks prior to the date of the proposed event for requests over $5,000. Requests submitted less than twelve (12) academic weeks prior will be considered, but not fully funded. Requests submitted less than eight (8) academic weeks prior will not be considered.

Application Review 

The Finance Committee will deliberate on all applications, which shall include a detailed budget, event details (date, time, confirmed location), and a detailed description of the intent of the event.

Funding may be approved for events taking place the following academic year. No retroactive requests for access of this funding will be considered.

2018–19 ASUSF Funding Application