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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

Our ECB application is now open for Fall 2021 events (events October 11 through the end of the semester). The last date we will accept Fall 2021 applications will be Monday, November 1. That will also be the day we will start accepting applications for Spring 2022 events! Our application can be found via our HornsLink page: https://utexas.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/campuseventscosponsorshipboard.

Division of Diversity and Community Engagement logo

DDCE allocates funding to registered student organizations and supports a wide variety of student-run events and endeavors in the University community.

We are no longer accepting applications for fall semester. Check back for Spring 2022 opportunities at a later time.

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.

The GSA Appropriations application will be open from Wednesday, August 25, 2021 until Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 11 p.m. CDT.

Senate of College Councils logo

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

The Senate Appropriations application will be open from Friday, August 20, 2021 until Sunday, September 5, 2021.

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.

The SG Appropriations application will be open from Friday, August 20, 2021 until Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 11 p.m.

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.

The SG Excellence Fund application will be open from Thursday, September 2, 2021 until Friday, September 10, 2021 at 5 p.m. CDT.

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.