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.
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. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis on Wildcat Connection here.
Advisor Acknowledgement Form
An Advisor Acknowledgement Form (PDF) is required to accompany all grant submissions. The form will open in a new window.
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)
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.