Sources of On-Campus Funding
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Note: ASSU should be the last funding source after VSOs have exhausted all other on-campus funding sources. Please see this list for alternative sources of on-campus funding.
|Bechtel International Center's Billie Achilles Fund
|Up to $1,000 per event or up to $3,000/year
|Requirements: Registered VSO with an international focus (fostering cultural exchange). Open to the entire campus.
|Bingham Fund for Student Innovation in Human Biology
|$100 - $3,000 per project
|For HumBio majors only for student-led projects.
|Black Community Services Center
|Supports activities that touch on the African-American Diaspora. Contact the Asst. Director or Director. Click this link to complete the funding request form.
|Dialogue Grant Program
|Up to $500, Maximum of $20 per person based on attendance estimate.
|Requirements: Must be a project led by Stanford community members involving a dialogue (two-way transfer of knowledge) on exploration related to identity, diversity, inclusion, belonging, equity, and the lived experience of Stanford community members.
|DIF: Diversity and Inclusion innovation Funds
|UP to $5,000
|DIF is a program that supports Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the development of a project that will advance diversity within those populations.
|A dorm RA or neighborhood council representative must submit proposals.
|Haas Center: Cardinal Commitment Grants
|Varies. Please refer to this website.
|For community service groups and individual service commitment projects. Please refer to this link for further information on how to apply to Cardinal Commitment Grants.
|Haas Center: Event Co-Sponsorship
|$250 - $500
|Must align with Haas Center's mission: to realize a just and sustainable world through service, scholarship, and community partnerships. Only funds one-time events related to community service. Contact Pete Cerneka for advising and more details.
|Hillel @ Stanford
|$0 - $180
|Events must relate to Jewish religious/cultural life or interfaith work. Contact Asst. Director
|Up to $5,000 per group per year
|Open to undergraduate students for policy-oriented programming that aligns with the mission of the Hoover Institution.
|Human Centered Artificial Intelligence Student Affinity Groups
|Up to $1,000 per year for quarterly or bi-weekly gatherings
|Requirements: Groups must have a faculty member and students from two or more disciplines with a shared interest in a topic related to human-centered AI.
|Mel Lane Student Grants
|Grants typically range from $500 to $1,500 with a maximum of $3,000
|Funds projects that offer a measurable impact on an environmental issue through direct activity - including educational activities - or applied research.
|Native American Community Center
|$50 - $100
|For educational and cultural programming. Support from additional sponsors is a plus.
|Office of the Vice President for the Arts
|$250 - $5000 per year for VSOs. $150 - $300 per year for individual students
|Requirements: For VSOs, the project must be led by at least one student and registered/approved on CardinalEngage. For individual students, this project is extracurricular and does not fulfill academic requirements.
|Collaborate with related student groups for cosponsorships. Contact OSE or consult the VSO roster for leadership information.
|Queer Student Resources
|Activities must help LGBTQ students thrive at Stanford. Contact QuEst at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|School of Engineering
|Up to $5,000 per group per year
|Open to student groups with Engineering focus
|SPICE: Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement
|Up to $5,000
|SPICE funds support graduate students' efforts to build and expand their intellectual communities at Stanford.
|Stanford Concert Network
|Up to $1,500 per quarter for one VSO
|Co-sponsors events and concerts. Provides limited but affordable technical services. Please click this link to apply.
|The Stanford Fund Partnership (TSF)
|Ranges. Max of $10,000
|Application requests are submitted to OSE through GrantEd. VSOs are expected to participate in various volunteer opportunities developed with the Partnership Program Coordinator once funding is received.
|Stanford Student Campus Engagement Mini-Grant
|Up to $2,000 once per year
|Open to all students who wish to engage and entertain the broader Stanford Student Community. Click here to learn more.
|Stanford Speakers Bureau
|$1,500 per VSO per quarter, up to $3,000 per group per year
|Co-sponsors speaker events, funds used for speaker honoraria. View more information here.
|ASSU Grants (Annual/Standard)
Application, interview, and student body approval required. ASSU should be the last source of funding after VSOs have exhausted all other on-campus funding sources.