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

January 14, 2020 Application opens (link will be here) 
January 14 - February 16, 2020 Get individual guidance by appointment or during office hours.
Spring Fast Track grant writing workshops:
     Mon., Feb. 10, 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, 2610 Channing Street, Riverside Room # 374
     Thurs., Feb. 13, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, 2610 Channing Street, Riverside Room # 374
February 17, 2020 Deadline to submit proposals
February - April 2020 STF Committee reviews proposals
May 1, 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 abstracts opens
November 4, 2019 -
January 16, 2020
Get individual guidance by appointment or during office hours.
Abstract writing / large scale project design workshop: 10:30 am - 12, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2019 in Cesar Chavez 105.  Please RSVP here. 
January 17, 2020
Deadline to submit proposal abstracts.  Submit abstract via this Google Form only.
February 14, 2020 STF Committee invites some applicants to submit full proposals
February 14 - March 6, 2020  Get individual guidance by appointment or during office hours.
Grant writing workshops: Tues., Feb. 18, 10:30 am - 12 pm and Thurs., Feb. 20, 3:30 pm - 5 pm.  Registration link and location coming soon.
March 6, 2020 Submission deadline for full invited proposals
March - April  2020 STF Committee reviews full invited proposals and collects public comments
April (exact dates TBD)

Large Scale finalists present to and answer questions from the STF Committee and the public at forums in Stephens Lounge, 3rd Floor, MLK Student Union

May 1, 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