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!

society grant:

employability grant:

  • The Employability Grant  has a £1000 pot for student groups who are putting on an event or activity with an employability focus.
  • 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 student groups are able to apply for this grant.
  • For important information on employability grant and for grant guidelines and tips for a success application, 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 your society executives. To find out when your Society Executives meet, click here.

major events grant: 

  • This is a pot of £1500, made up of three seperate £500 pots, which any student group can apply for. 
  • All events that recieve this funding must be brand-new.
  • For information on society grant guidelines and tips for a success application, please read our key information guide here. 
  • To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to Alys Kimberley, alys.kimberley@uea.ac.uk, who is the Students Events Coordinator.

sports club grant:

Society Grant Deadlines:

If you apply for society grant, green grant, or the collaboration fund, your application will be reviewed by Societies' Executive. The below table indicates when your grant application will be reviewed and the deadline you need ro send the application in by. 

If you apply for a grant by this deadline…

Your grant request will be reviewed on by Society Executive on this date…

18th November 2019

25th November 2019

6th January 2020

13th January 2020

27th January 2020

3rd February 2020

17th February 2020

24th February 2020

9th March 2020

16th March 2020

13th April 2020

20th April 2020

4th May 2020

11th May 2020

 

 

 

 

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