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Sources of On-Campus Funding

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Web SiteAward RangeNotes/Req's
ASSU Grants (Annual/Standard)VariesApplication, interview, and student body approval required. 
Bechtel International Center's Billie Achilles FundUp to $1,000 per event or up to $3,000/yearActivities should be held in the Bechtel International Center building. Must be focused on international topics.
Bingham Fund for Student Innovation in Human BiologyLarge grantsFor HumBio majors only.
Black Community Services Center$100 - $200Supports activities that touch on the African American Diaspora. Contact the Asst. Director or Director.
Dialogue Grant ProgramUp to $300 for a single applicant and $500 for two or more people applying as a groupDGP provides funding and support to carry out a project or event that fosters diversity, inclusion, belonging and equity through intergroup communication. IBIC seeks to create spaces for authentic and vulnerable connection, where diverse experiences and identities can be explored.
DIF: Diversity and Inclusion innovation FundsUP to $5,000DIF is a program that supports Stanford graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the development of a project that will advance diversity within those populations. 
Neighborhood FundingVariesA dorm RA or neighborhood council representative must submit proposals. 
Haas Center: Cardinal Commitment GrantsUp to $2,000 per group per yearOpen to community service groups. Requires that groups must have tried to obtain funding through ASSU and TSF first. Contact Pete Cerneka for advising and more details.
Haas Center: Event Co-SponsorshipVariesMust align with Haas Center's mission: to realize a just and sustainable world through service, scholarship, and community partnerships. Contact Pete Cerneka for advising and more details.
Hillel @ Stanford$0 - $180Events must relate to Jewish religious/cultural life or interfaith work. Contact Asst. Director
Human Centered Artificial Intelligence Student Affinity GroupsUp to $500 per quarterHAI Student Affinity Groups are small teams of interdisciplinary students (Stanford undergraduates, graduates, and postdocs) who have a shared interest in a topic related to the development or study of human-centered AI.
Mel Lane Student GrantsGrants typically range from $500 to $1,500 with a maximum of $3,000Funds projects that offer a measurable impact on an environmental issue through direct activity - including educational activities - or applied research.
Native American Community Center$50 - $100For educational and cultural programming. Support from additional sponsors is a plus.
Office of the Vice President for the Arts$100-$5000 per project sponsor, per yearFor on-campus performances and exhibitions led by and featuring Stanford students
Other VSOsVariesCollaborate with related student groups for cosponsorships. Contact OSE or consult the VSO roster for leadership information.
Queer Student Resources$0 - $300Activities must help LGBTQ students thrive at Stanford. Contact QuEst at  or request funding directly.
School of EngineeringUp to $5,000 per group per yearOpen to student groups with Engineering focus
SPICE: Student Projects for Intellectual Community EnhancementUp to $5,000SPICE funds support graduate students' efforts to build and expand their intellectual communities at Stanford.
Stanford Concert NetworkVariesCo-sponsors events and concerts. Provides limited but affordable technical services. 
The Stanford Fund Partnership (TSF)Ranges. Max of $10,000Attend a required workshop.
Stanford Student Campus Engagement Mini-Grant Up to $2,000 twice per yearOpen to all students who wish to engage and entertain the broader Stanford Student Community. Learn more here.
Stanford Speakers Bureau$1,500 per VSO per quarter, up to $3,000 per group per yearCo-sponsors speaker events, funds used for speaker honoraria. View more information here. Application form here