Student Unions & Activities : University of Minnesota

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Grant Funding Update

Grant applications are currently open for events taking place between August 1 - December 31, 2018. Applications for spring semester events will open in October.

Grants Overview

Student Unions & Activities Grants are available to assist with expenses related to student group events and programs only. Funding is not available for start-up or general operating costs (i.e. group supplies, meetings, practices, trainings, auditions/try-outs, recruitment events, weekly/biweekly occurrences, etc). For additional funding opportunities, visit the "Related University Grants" link found on the left-hand toolbar.

For your convenience, we have one comprehensive grant application, which will automatically allow your group to be considered for all grant initiatives for which you qualify. This includes the Administrative Grant, Student Services Fees (SSF) Event Grant, and all Coca-Cola Grant Initiatives (Activity, Development, Sustainability, and Academic ).

Student Activities Grants

Includes: Administrative and Student Services Fees (SSF) Event Grants

Funding Focus: The Student Activities Grants are intended to provide supplemental financial support to student groups seeking to host or participate in activities, programs, and special events that enhance the co-curricular experience for students at the University of Minnesota. Applicants must show how project will promote student development, enhance diversity, and/or benefit the campus community.

Read more about Activities Grants.

Coca-Cola Grants

Includes: Activity Initiative, Development Initiative, Sustainability Initiative, and Academic Initiative

Funding Focus: The Coca-Cola Grants are intended to provide supplemental financial support to student groups, university departments, and individuals seeking to host or participate in activities, programs, and special events that enhance the co-curricular experience for students at the University of Minnesota. Applications must show how project will promote student development, enhance diversity, and/or benefit the campus community. Awards may be given in the form of funding or Coca-Cola® products.

Read more about Coca-Cola Grants.


More Grant Information

What Grant am I eligible for?
See a handy matrix that details the eligibility parameters of each grant.

Grant Process Overview
Check out this overview to see a complete progression of the grants process.

Application Deadlines
View all grant application due dates, review dates, and event deadlines.

Policies & Procedures
Review important rules on how grants will be awarded and to whom.

Serve on the Evaluation Committee
Student Unions & Activities offers students several unique involvement opportunities involved in grant committee work.