Get Money for My Club

Your club must be a registered with Student Life and Leadership

    • Amount: $100 per year
    • Used for:
      • Supplies
      • Printing
      • Event Expenses
    • Ownership of Funds
      • Always in Student Life and Leadership (SLL) control
      • The money will not be deposited into club speedtypes, and will not be physically provided to club members
      • Not guaranteed each year
      • Approved by the Student Government Association in the fall and must be used by mid-May of each academic year.
    • What does the club funding process look like?

      1. Submission of funding proposal.
      2. The Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) meets and will approve, edit, or deny your funding request.
        • A representative from your club is required to attend the BAC meeting
      3. The SGA Senate then meets and either approves or sends your funding request back to the BAC.
        • A representative from your club is not required to attend the Senate meeting, but it is strongly suggested.
        • If no one from the club can attend the Senate meeting, the club can leave a statement with the Director of Finance.
      4. No later than 30 days after the event the club fills out an event review form on Mountain Lion Connect.
        • Clubs that do not complete the event review form will not receive any more funding for the remainder of the school year.
    • What can I get club funding for?

      • Food (limited to $1,200 per event. Maximum of two events per year.)
      • Travel expenses (limited to $1,000 for in-state travel and $2,000 for out-of-state travel)
      • Advertising
        • All events must be advertised with 20 posters displayed on approved public bulletin boards (except travel and conference). All advertising must state “Open to All Students” and “Sponsored by SGA”
        • Clubs can request up to 50% of advertising expenses for clothing in order to advertise the event. Clothing is limited to club members.
      • Sporting expenses
      • Event expenses
    • What can’t I get funding for?

      • Individual membership fees, national affiliations, or state delegations
      • Alcohol, tobacco or firearms
      • Capital goods
      • Personal expenses
      • Prizes, giveaways or awards (includes gift cards and gift certificates)
      • Debt
      • Faculty, staff, coaches, or instructor expenses
      • After-the-fact funding
    • How much funding can I get?

      • Each club can receive a maximum of $3,000 dollars per academic year.
      • If your club requires more than $3,000 dollars, you can submit a request outside of the established organization funding process.
        • In order to receive greater amounts of money, you will need a Senator to sponsor a bill.
        • That bill must then be passed by the Senate and signed by the President.
  • The President’s Fund is funding to support student programs, events and travel that contribute to the advancement of campus diversity efforts at UCCS.
      • Examples of eligible activities:
        • Diversity related exhibits and performances
        • Celebrations that enhance the university community’s knowledge
        • Travel that promotes students professional development
      • More information and the funding application can be found here in the Student Life & Leadership Club/ Organization Help and Resources portal in Mountain Lion Connect.
  • Common Fundraising Types

    • Selling Merchandise

      • The club must state in the Event Registration form that they plan to sell merchandise.
      • The UCCS Bookstore must approve all requests to sell merchandise of any type on campus.
      • This approval is facilitated through the event registration process and the Student Life and Leadership office.
      • Depending on the specific nature of the sale, the club may have to remit sales tax.
        • Please contact Tiffany Yep at 719-255-3636 or tyep@uccs.edu for specific information.
    • Raffles

      • A raffle is defined as a game in which a participant buys chances to win a prize with the winner determined by a random method, as determined by rules of the Colorado Licensing Authority.
      • Participants may have different chances of winning.
      • Only recognized UCCS Clubs may hold raffles.
      • Raffles must be coordinated with the Student Life and Leadership Office at least two months in advance.
      • For more information, please contact Tiffany Yep at 719-255-3636 or tyep@uccs.edu.
    • Drawings

      • A drawing is where everyone has an equal chance of winning.
      • Please ensure that you have noted you plan to include a drawing at your event when filling out the event registration form.
    • Donations of Money

      • For any solicitations of donations, an event registration form must be filled out.
      • Checks must be deposited at least weekly into the club speedtype account and cash must be deposited daily.
      • Donations can be deposited by filling out a deposit form (available in the SLL office).