Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

The deadline for grant applications for all fall grants is 4:00 pm on October 2nd, 2015.

Fall 2015 funding ($300) – only apply for this if your club has not already received 2015-2016 funding.

Academic Year (2015-2016) – if your club has received funding in the past, you are eligible to apply for funding for the next academic year.

If your club successfully received funding for the 2014-2015 academic year, there is no need to re-apply for Fall 2015 funding.  Clubs who have received previous funding are eligible to apply for 2015-2016 academic year funding.

If your club or organization did not receive funding for AY 2015-2016, you may submit an application for the Fall 2015 or AY 2015-2016.  Grants for the academic year, will be used to cover expenses in both the fall and spring semesters.

- Fall 2015 for a maximum of $300

- Academic Year (2015-2016) for a maximum of $600


Funding requests must clearly state how funds will be used to facilitate and encourage educational, professional, and research activities of graduate students. The name of the representative of your department is listed on our Representatives page. For specific instructions on preparing your grant, please review the following document: Clubs and Organizations Grant Application Instructions.

To fill out the Fall and AY Clubs and Organizations Online Grant Applications, please CLICK HERE
. Please apply for either Fall 2015 or for AY 2015-2016.


To submit a funding request, clubs and organizations must be recognized by GSG. If your club or organization would like to be recognized please complete, print and send an Application for Recognition no later than 4:00 pm, September 18th, 2015.

Send applications to:
GSG Grants Officer
University of Maine
5755 Stodder Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5755

Frequently Asked Questions

A list of common questions and their respective answers are provided to help clarify the process.

Clubs & Organizations FAQs

Sample Request for Funding Applications

Samples of clubs & organizations’ requests for funding are listed below for your use. These should be viewed as references only and should not be considered templates for success.

Sample Final Letter

By the end of the academic year, clubs and organizations recognized and funded by GSG are required to submit a formal report that provides an updated list of executive officers and their GSG representative, details how the funds were spent with original receipts, and includes an alcohol safety statement if applicable. An updated membership list may also be included. Filing the annual report by the end of the academic year is strongly recommended to ensure this step is not overlooked, and clubs and organizations remain eligible apply for GSG funding. An example of a final letter is provided as a guideline.

Example of Final Letter for Clubs & Organizations


Contact the GSG Grants Officer ( with any questions.

Last updated August 31, 2015