When and Where to Apply

There are three grant cycles each academic year -- two Fast Track cycles, one in the Fall and one in the Spring, for applications seeking a maximum of $5K, and an annual Large Scale cycle offered in the Spring for proposals seeking over $5K.

Fast Track Cycle - Spring 2020 - Applications for $5K and under ONLY

February 1, 2020 Application opens
February 1 - February 16, 2020 See our Contact Us to make an appointment, come for office hours, or attend a workshop.
February 21, 2020 Deadline to submit proposals
February - April 2020 STF Committee reviews proposals
May 30, 2020 Applicants are notified of the funding reccomendations provided by the STF Committee to the Chancellor
Late Sept., 2020

Late Oct., 2020
Grantees with University department fiscal sponsors can expect to have funds available 

Grantees with ASUC or GA fiscal sponsors (i.e. student government and most student organizations) can expect to have funds available in CalLink
Summer 2021

Grant reporting due to STF Committee

Large Scale Cycle - Spring 2020 - Applications for over $5K ONLY

November 4, 2019 Call for project abstracts.  Submit abstract here. Full proposals by invitation only. 
November 4, 2019 -
January 16, 2020
See our Contact Us page to make an appointment, come for office hours, or attend a workshop.
January 17, 2020
Deadline to submit project abstracts.  Submit abstract here. 
February 14, 2020 STF Committee invites finalists to submit full project proposals.  See link to proposal request form in email invitation. 
February 14 - March 6, 2020  See our Contact Us to make an appointment, come for office hours, or attend a workshop.
March 6, 2020 Submission deadline for full invited proposals
March - April  2020 STF Committee reviews full invited proposals and collects public comments
April 28, 2020

Large Scale finalists present to and answer questions from the STF Committee and the Cal community.  AgendaZoom link

May 30, 2020 Applicants are notified of the funding reccomendations provided by the STF Committee to the Chancellor

Late Sept, 2020

Late Oct., 2020

Grantees with University department-based fiscal sponsors can expect to have funds available 

Grantees with ASUC or GA fiscal sponsors (i.e. student government and most student organizations) can expect to have funds available in CalLink

Summer 2021

Grant reporting due to STF Committee