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Funding Fair for Student Organizations

Wednesday, February 15th, 12 pm – 4 pm
Eshleman Hall, 5th floor, Bayview Room and ASUC Senate Chambers

The LEAD Center is hosting a Funding Fair to help student organizations navigate the many funding resources available to them.  The Funding Fair will feature tables where you can meet with funders one-on-one and ask questions about your application, learn whether their grant is the right opportunity for your group, and more.  Workshops will cover topics from CalLink 101 to how to get for corporate support.  See the full schedule and list of funders present below.  RSVP on CalLink.

Funding Fair Benefits:

-Learn how to gain financial support for your student organization
-Talk directly to campus funders and learn if their grants / opportunities are a good fit for your organization
-Get feedback on a draft application, if you bring it
-Get peer editing on your application
-Get the chance to review successful and unsuccessful applications as examples
-Get a written guide to help you make the most of your time at the Fair

Resources Represented at Tables
Eshleman Hall, 5th floor, Bayview Room

Grant-Making or Fundraising Groups
ASUC CFO ABSA (Annual Budget and Space Allocation Grants)
ASUC AAVP Grants
Crowdfunding at Berkeley
Tech Fund
Wellness Fund
CACCSF (Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Student Services and Fees Grants)

Financial Education / Support Groups
ASUC Financial Wellness Commission
ASUC SOS (Student Organization Support)

Workshop Schedule
Eshleman Hall, 5th floor, Senate Chambers
(Bring your questions, draft applications and laptop, if you have one!)

12 pm – 1 pm
How to Get Corporate Support for your RSO
Melissa Stoller, Bank of the West

1 pm – 2 pm
ABSA Basic Overview
ASUC CFO (pending) / LEAD Center
&
Which AAVP Grant is right for your RSO and How to Apply
Ellen Sheh and Jenica Bautista, AAVP Office of Grants and Scholarships, ASUC

2 pm – 3 pm
CalLink Finance 101
Camille Nostrates and Robert Jittrikawiphol, LEAD Center Business and Finance Office

3 pm – 4 pm
RSO Financial Planning and Management
Vicente Roman and Yair Coronel, Bears for Financial Success