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Student Allocations Committee (SAC)

Requesting Allocations

Student Allocations Timeline

Not sure when your application for funding is due? Please refer to the table below to make sure you are eligible to receive SAC Funding.

If my event falls between:
I will attend SAC Training by:
I will apply for funds by:
I will interview by:

9/12/2014 and 10/10/14

9/4/14 9/9/14 at 5 pm 9/12/14
10/11/14 and 10/24/14 9/4/14 9/23/14 at 5 pm 9/26/14
10/25/14 and 11/7/14 10/7/14 10/7/14 at 5 pm 10/10/14
11/8/14 and 11/21/14 10/7/14 10/21/14 at 5 pm 10/24/14
11/22/14 and 12/5/14 10/23/14 11/4/14 at 5 pm 11/7/14
12/6/14 and 2/14/15 11/13/14 11/18/14 at 5 pm 11/21/14
2/15/15 and 2/27/15 1/23/15 1/27/15 at 5 pm 1/30/15
2/28/15 and 3/13/15 2/10/15 2/10/15 at 5 pm 2/13/15
3/14/15 and 4/10/15 2/10/15 2/24/15 at 5 pm 2/27/15
4/11/15 and 4/24/15 3/6/15 3/24/15 at 5 pm 3/27/15
4/25/15 and 8/31/15 3/6/15 4/7/15 at 5 pm 4/10/15

Steps to Receive Funding

If your organization wants to request allocations for an upcoming event, follow these 5 simple steps!

Step 1: Attend SAC Training.

Send a representative to a SAC Training Session to learn more about the allocations process. This is mandatory for all organizations interested in receiving funds. A list of SAC Training dates can be found HERE.

Step 2: Refer to SAC Guidelines.

Read over the Committee Guidelines to make sure your event will be eligible for funding. These guidelines will also help in determining how much money your organization may be eligible to receive.

Step 3: Apply for funding based on the timeline above.

Fill out the SAC Allocations Request Packet.

  • Event Worksheet (Pg. 1)
    •  Get actual estimates for the programs and events you are going to request money for.
    •  Get any relevant background materials for each event you are requesting money for.  Any supporting documentation for each event that will help the committee to understand the event and its purpose.
  • Budget Information Sheet (Pg. 2)
    • Make an organizational Budget, including where your organization receives additional funding.
  • Event Justification Worksheet (Pg. 3)
    • Be sure to make the descriptions as clear and detailed as possible. If completed properly an interview may not be necessary

Here are some examples of completed packets to look over:

Once you have finished your application, bring it to DIGS 269 before the application deadline in the timeline above.

Step 4: Prepare for the interview.

Prepare to go to the Interview before the Student Allocations Committee. You should be prepared to answer questions about any of the following:

  • Detailed questions about estimates on the Event worksheet.
  • Your organization's complete Budget (including dues, fundraisers, and any other sources of income)
  • Detailed questions about each event and whom the event will benefit.
  • Why SAC should fund your request.

Step 5: Interview for SAC Funding.

Your organization will receive an invitation from the SAC Administrator to attend an upcoming SAC Interview. Make sure you show up to the your scheduled SAC Interview prepared and on time. The person that attends this meeting for your organization should be prepared to answer any questions that SAC may ask.