Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

Co-Sponsorships for Student Programs

Student Diversity Event Fund (SDEF) Mission

The mission of the Student Diversity Event Fund is to support program and events which enhance the communicaiton and exchange of multicultural perspectives and values.

Funding Eligibility

  • Must be a registered student organization (RSO) through the Student Activities Office (SAO)
  • Must attend an ECC SDEF Co-Sponsorship workshop: the student planning/heading the event is responsible for attending the workshop
  • Event must have an educational and/or culturally enriching focus
  • Event programming must be aimed at enhancing a positive campus climate
  • Program must be open to and inclusive of all UW students; program deemed to exclusive will not be eligible for con-sponsorship.

Funds May be Requested for

  • Facility and equipment rental
  • Event related promotions, printing and advertising
  • Tickets and/or ticket staff
  • Security
  • Honoraria for performers/ speakers
  • Registration fees to academic or professional conferences that relates to the area of student leadership and retention

Funds May Not be Requested for

  • Giveaways/promotional items such as t-shirts, door prizes, etc.
  • Food
  • Alcohol
  • Events controlled by non-students
  • Events held off campus
  • Fundraisers, donations, advocating for legislation or partisan political activity
  • Religious worship, exercise or instruction
  • Reimbursement for past events

Funding Request Process

  1. Attend mandatory co-sponsorship workshop (See Below).
  2. Complete Funding Request Proposal and submit via Husky Link 4-6 weeks prior to your program.
    • Log into HuskyLink
    • Go to your Organizations Page
    • On the bottom left corner, click on “Finance”
    • On the top right corner, click on “Create Funding Request”
  3. Applications will be reviewed weekly by the SDEF Committee. The SDEF Committee Chair will email you directly within one week to inform you of your award status.
  4. If awarded funding, a member of the organization must attend a mandatory funding access meeting with the ECC Program Coordinator to discuss proper allocation procedures
  5. After the event your organization is required to submit a post-event packet due no later than one week after your event. This packet must include:
    • A copy of all of your publicity materials
    • A completed final evaluation form
    • A copy of your final budget summary of all expenditures, co-sponsoring organizations and their contributions.

Download the SDEF final evaluation form here!

Compliance: Failure to complete the necessary requirements and/or process may compromise your organizations ability to receive future funding from the ECC and/or OMA&D. The OMA&D Student Diversity Event Fund has the right to withdraw funding at any time if publicity and/or program content do not meet the necessary requirements.

 

Co-Sponsorship Workshops for Fall 2017

October 3
October 17
October 31
November 14
November 28

All workshops will be in the Native Room 208 at the Kelly ECC from 3:00-4:00pm