Organization Funding

Student organizations at Northwestern earn money a number of ways including fundraising, collecting dues, and submitting requests for financial support. Student organizations also have the opportunity to apply for grants from the Center for Student Involvement. In addition, student organizations recognized by ASG may request funds from their respective funding body.

Center for Student Involvement Grants

Be the Change Grant

Designed to encourage individual students or registered student organizations to re-imagine Northwestern through campus beautification, projects, community building, and creativity.  Funding is awarded based on a proposal’s ability to improve the Northwestern experience in exciting and innovative ways. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis on Wildcat Connection here

NUnite Grant

Designed to provide an opportunity for registered student organizations on campus to go beyond their comfort zones and create an educational, entertaining, and/or artistic event in collaboration with another organization on campus from start to finish. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis on Wildcat Connection here

Dorothy R. Brooks Morgan Theatre Memorial Grant

Designed to provide additional monetary support to one student theatre or performing arts group. This grant honors Dorothy’s legacy and love of Northwestern University’s student theatre and performing arts groups. More information is available by contacting Tracey Gibson-Jackson at tgibjack@northwestern.edu.

Advisor Acknowledgement Form

An Advisor Acknowledgement Form (PDF) is required to accompany all grant submissions. The form will open in a new window.

ASG Funding

The Associated Student Government (ASG) provides funding to the student organizations it recognizes. Funding is based on status.

  • A-Status student organization receive funding through the SAFC (Student Activities Finance Committee)
  • B and T-Status student organizations receive funding through the SGC (Student Groups Committee)

ASG Recognition

If your student organization wants to be recognized by ASG and thus eligible to receive funding, contact Hope Wallace, Coordinator of Student Organization Resources for further information regarding the process.

Student Organization Finance Office (SOFO)

For information about SOFO, visit the SOFO website.