Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

The deadline for grant applications for fall grants is 4:00 pm on October 3rd, 2014.

 

If your club successfully received funding for the 2014-2015 academic year in the spring, there is no need to re-apply for funding for the fall.

If your club or organization did not receive funding for AY 2014-2015, you may submit an application for the fall 2014 or for the academic year (2014-2015).  Grants for the academic year, will be used to cover expenses in both the fall and spring semesters.

- Fall 2014 for a maximum of $300

- Academic Year (2014-2015) 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 2014 or for AY 2014-2015.


Recognition

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 19th, 2014.

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 (umaine.gsg.grants@gmail.com) with any questions.


Last updated August 11, 2014