apply for a grant

get funding

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!

societies grant:

  • The societies grant has a pot of £8,000 to fund society expenses and activities which all societies (excluding the media collective) are eligible to apply for. There is no limit on how much you can apply for. 
  • Only societies can apply for this grant.
  • For information on the societies 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.
  • Your application will be reviewed by Societies Executives Committee. To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here

sports club grant:

  • The sports grant is a pot of money designed to help fund club expenses, such as equipment and travel. All clubs are eligible to apply for this and there is no limit on how much you can apply for. 
  • Only sports clubs can apply for this grant.
  • To apply for this, fill in the grant request form here and send to your Sports Exec Rep and the Acitivites and Opportunities Officer
  • For more information about the grant click here
  • Your application will be reviewed by Sports Executives Committee.To find out when Sports Executives meet, click here

safety grant:

  • The Safety Grant is a £1000 pot of money to support societies run Covid-safe events or activities. Societies can apply for a maximum of £50 from the Safety Grant which will be given as a contribution or purchase of specific items.
  • Only societies can apply for this grant.
  • For information on the safety 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.
  • Your application will be reviewed by Societies Executives Committee. To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here

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 during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
  • Both clubs and societies can apply for this grant
  • For 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.
  • Your application will be reviewed by the Activities and Opportunities Officer on a case by case basis. 

employability and conference grant:

  • The employability grant has a £1500 pot, which societies that are putting on an event, conference or activity with an employability focus are eligible to apply for..
  • We are particularly encouraging academic societies to apply for this grant as we want to develop the sorts of activities academic societies put on. However, all societies are able to apply for this grant.
  • Only societies are eligible to apply for this grant. 
  • For information on the employability 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.
  • Your application will be reviewed by Societies and Sports Executives Committee. To find out when Societies and Sports Executives meet, click here

accessibility and inclusivity grant:

  • The accessibility and inclusivity grant has a pot of £2500, which all students groups that would like to increase the accessibility and inclusivity of their society or club are eligible to apply for.
  • Both clubs and societies are eligible to apply for this grant
  • For 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.
  • Your application will be reviewed by the Activities and Opportunities Officer on a case by case basis. 

 

 

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

Monday 26th 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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