In order to request funds from Budget and Finance, you must be a current Undergraduate Student at the University of Massachusetts Boston or a program/organization on campus. Registered student organizations under the Student Events and Organizations Committee may not request funds from Budget and Finance, unless for travel related expenses.
While you may turn in this form completed on your own, it is advised that you set up a meeting with a member of the Budget and Finance Committee before-hand. You may contact the Chair at BF@UMBgov.com. It is also required that you apply for funding at least 6 weeks before the funding is needed, to allow for proper deliberation and the administrative process. Requests approved within 2 weeks of an event cannot be guaranteed funding. Once you have completed your proposal, please submit it digitally to the Budget and Finance Chair. In order for a request to be considered at the next Budget and Finance meeting, it must be submitted by 5:00PM on the Thursday prior. NO RETROACTIVE FUNDING.
The maximum funding an off-campus event can recieve is $325 per student. Housing cannot be funded past 65%. Travel cannot be funded past 65%. No food or drink can be covered. No advisor costs can be covered. Individuals or groups that recieve funding from Budget and Finance for an off-campus event are required to do an on-campus presentation relating to their event or trip, once returing. Failure to comply with this will result in the individual or organization being unable to request any future funding from Budget and Finance. All off-campus proposals must be submitted in a timely manner, at least 6 weeks prior to the date of the event.Remember to be as accurate and precise as possible. Please make sure all number figures are exact and accounted for. In addition to the forms provided, it is encouraged you attach a more detailed description of your event, its purpose, and the items you need funds for. NOT MEETING ALL OF THE PREREQUISITES LISTED ABOVE WILL RESULT IN AN AUTOMATIC DENIAL OF REQUEST FOR FUNDS!