guidance and application forms for student groups looking to apply for a grant

grants

guidance and application forms for student groups looking to apply for a grant

grants

As a society or club, there are grants open to you from the Union. These do not need to be paid back and are designed to help your society or club develop and meet its objectives by providing funding for things it couldn't afford otherwise. 

We have several different grant available, so have a look below to see which one you should apply for.

Grants Available

What is it?

Who can apply?

Maximum Amount you can apply for

Who reviews your application?

Guidelines and Application Form

societies grant

 

The societies grant has a pot of £8,000 to fund society expenses and activities. This is a flexible grant and can fund a range of different things.

 

All societies, excluding the media collective

Unlimited

Societies Executive. 

To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here

For more information on the societies grant, please read our key information guide here. 

To apply, fill out this grant application form 

club grant

The sports grant is a pot of money designed to help fund club expenses, such as equipment and travel.

All sports clubs

Unlimited

Sports Executive

To find out when Sports Executives meet, click here

For more information on the club grant, click here.

To apply for this, fill in the grant request form here and send to your Sports Exec Rep or the Acitivites and Opportunities Officer

safety grant

 

The Safety Grant is a £1000 pot of money to support societies run Covid-safe events or activities.

All societies

 Societies can apply for a maximum of £50 from the Safety Grant which will be given as a contribution or purchase of specific items.

Societies Executive. 

To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here.

For more information on the safety grant, please read our key information guide here. 

To apply, fill out this grant application form.

innovation and technology grant

 

The Innovation and Technology Grant is a £3000 pot of money to support student groups that are looking to provide new opportunities for their members using technology. This fund has been created to help support student groups running events and activities online (or in a different and safer way) during the Covid-19 pandemic. 

 

All clubs and societies

Unlimited

The Activities and Opportunities Officer and a member of SU staff on a case by case basis. 

For more information on the Innovation and Technology grant, please read our key information guide here. 

To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to union.opportunities@uea.ac.uk.

employability and conference grant:

 

The employability grant is a £1500 pot to help societies that are putting on an event, conference or activity with an employability focus.

 

All societies are able to apply for this grant. We are particularly encouraging academic societies to apply for this grant

Societies can apply for a maximum of £100 from the Safety Grant which will be given as a contribution or purchase of specific items

Societies Executive. 

To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here.

For more information on the employability grant, please read our key information guide here.    

To apply, fill out this grant application form.

accessibility and inclusivity grant:

 

The accessibility and inclusivity grant is a pot of £2500 to help student groups looking to increase the accessibility and inclusivity of their society or club.

 

All clubs and societies

Unlimited

The Activities and Opportunities Officer and a member of SU staff on a case by case basis. 

For more information on the accessibility and inclusivity grant, please read our key information guide here. 

To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to union.opportunities@uea.ac.uk.

 do something different funding:

 

Do Something Different funding is a pot of money to help clubs and societies run Do Something Different events.

 

All clubs and societies £30 The Activities and Opportunities Officer and a member of SU staff on a case by case basis.

 

For more information on the do something different funding, please go to ueadifferent.com

To apply, fill out this grant application form.

 

 

Grant Deadlines

 

Societies:

If you are from a society and applying for a grant, the table below indicates when your grant application will be reviewed and the deadline you need to send the application in by. 

 

If you apply for a grant by this deadline…

Your grant request will be reviewed by Societies Executive and/or the Activities and Opportunities Officer on this date…

Thursday 22nd Oct 2020

Tuesday 30th Oct 2020

Thursday 19th Nov 2020

Monday 23rd Nov 2020

Thursday 21st Jan 2021

Monday 25th Jan 2020

Thursday 18th Feb 2021

Monday 22nd Feb 2021

Thursday 18th March 2021

Monday 22nd March 2021

Thursday 22nd April 2021

Monday 26th April 2021

 

Clubs:

If you are from a sports club and applying for a grant, the table below indicates when your grant application will be reviewed and the deadline you need to send the application in by. 

 

If you apply for a grant by this deadline…

Your grant request will be reviewed by Sports Executive and/or the Activities and Opportunities Officer on this date…

Tuesday 27th Oct 2020

Tuesday 3rd Nov 2020

Tuesday 24th Nov 2020

Tuesday 1st Dec 2020

Tuesday 12th Jan 2021

Tuesday 19th Jan 2021

Tuesday 26th Jan 2021

Tuesday 2nd Feb 2021

Tuesday 23rd Feb 2021

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

Tuesday 13th April 2021

Tuesday 20th April 2021

Tuesday 27th April 2021

Tuesday 4th May 2021

 

 

 

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