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40 Acres Funding

Where registered student orgs find funding opportunities!

Funding by UT departments/entities may be limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will provide updates on any registered student organization funding accordingly. Please check back regularly for any updates.

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 central.

ECB will begin accepting applications on January 11, 2021 for the Spring 2021 semester.

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.

Applications will open Friday, January 15, 2021 and will close Sunday, January 31 at 11:00 p.m. CST.

App link: Apply for funding

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.

Applications will open Friday, January 15, 2021 and will close Thursday, January 28, at 12:00 NOON CST.

Apply for funding.

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.

Applications will open Thursday, January 21, 2021 and will close Friday, January 29 at 12:00 NOON CST.

Apply for funding.

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.