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40 Acres Funding

Where registered student orgs find funding opportunities!

Funding by UT departments/entities is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will provide updates on any registered student organization funding once the University has more information.

Hello registered student organizations! We are pleased to introduce 40 Acres Funding, an initiative to showcase and advertise funding opportunities for registered student organizations in one central location. While this list is not comprehensive, we have initially listed some of the more commonly known entities that offer funding to registered student organizations. Additional funding opportunities may be listed at a later time. Please take a moment to review the descriptions listed by each entity below to see if your organization may be eligible to apply for funding. Best of luck on your events, projects, and initiatives!

Events CoSponsorship Board logo

Events CoSponsorship Board allocates funding to registered student organizations for their events and initiatives on campus. Decisions are made through an interview process. Student groups applying for funding are interviewed on Wednesdays between 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

ECB applications for Fall 2020 event funding are now available. We are prioritizing events taking place during the first six weeks of the Fall 2020 semester (through Sunday, October 11). Applications for events through October 11 will close on Sunday, May 3 at 11:59 p.m.

The application and more information can be found at https://utexas.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/campuseventscosponsorshipboard.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement logo

The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement allocates funding to registered student organizations and supports a wide variety of student-run events and endeavors in the University community.

Graduate Student Assembly logo

Graduate Student Assembly allocates funding to registered graduate student organizations to support events and initiatives on campus that cater to graduate students.

Senate of College Councils logo

Senate of College Councils allocates funding to registered student organizations for academic based events and initiatives on campus.

Student Government logo

Student Government allocates funding to registered student organizations to help support events and initiatives that improve the student experience, and/or contribute to campus communities.

Student Government Excellence Fund logo

The Student Government Excellence Fund allocates funding to registered student organizations for projects or ideas under themes such as equality, philanthropy, and social justice.

Texas Parents logo

Texas Parents awards funding to registered student organizations' projects and activities that work to enhance the UT community through community service and enrich the UT student campus experience.

Green Fund logo

The Green Fund mini-grant program funds sustainability projects and research on the UT Austin campus and its affiliate locations.

The Living Our Values Funding Program provides financial support to chapters for educational programs, events, and initiatives that connect to the values of your sorority/fraternity. The initiatives should contribute to the mission of your organization and university community.

College Allocations

Communication Council logo

Communication Council allocated funding to registered student organizations to support their events and initiatives.

Are you a UT department / college / unit who allocates funding to registered student organizations?

If you are interested in listing your finding opportunity, please contact Veronica Cantu at veronicanc@austin.utexas.edu for additional information.