Steps to apply for funding

Below is a step by step outline for what an individual and or an organization must do in order to successfully complete requirements for funding applications in both the discretionary and the student organizations account.

Additionally, a blank funding application and an example of a completed funding application are available for reference, download, and or print after having read the required steps.

Student Government Funding Application
Student Government Funding Application Example

Discretionary Funding Account:

  1. Complete Funding Application marking ‘Discretionary Fund’ as the account.
  2. Submit Funding Application to Kacee Kullum, SGA Graduate Assistant in UC414.
  3. Await email from SGA Treasurer regarding time and date to attend an SGA Executive Board meeting.
  4. Attend an SGA Executive Board meeting, present the reason for your Discretionary request, and highlight funds needed from SGA via itemized budget.
  5. Await the Executive Board vote on your allocation.
  6. Upon Executive Board approval, the allocation and suggested funding amount will go to Senate for discussion and vote.
  7. You or a member of your group will be invited to Senate to present the reason for your request.
  8. Upon Senate approval of request, you must arrange to meet with Jim Essner, SGA Accountant to discuss purchasing of items on allocation.
  9. Host or attend funded event/activity.
  10. Submit one page, follow-up document detailing personal and campus benefits of event/activity within one month of completion.

Student Organizations Funding Account:

Requests must be made at least 21 days before the funding allocation is needed.

  1. Learn about the funding procedure with Student Government Association Treasurer
    • Attend a funding informational meeting in the following locations in the University Center.
      • Tuesday, August 27th at 5:00pm in the Tribute Room
      • Tuesday, September 3rd at 5:00pm in Ballroom A
      • Tuesday, September 10th at 5:00pm in the Mississippi Room
      • Tuesday, September 24th at 5:00pm in the Tribute Room
      • Tuesday, October 15th at 5:00pm in the Tribute Room 
      • Tuesday, October 29th at 5:00pm in the Tribute Room
      • Tuesday, November 5th at 5:00pm in the Mississippi Room
  2. Review funding guidelines to ensure organization eligibility for funding.
  3. If eligible, complete Funding Application marking ‘Student Organizations Fund’ as the account.
  4. Submit Funding Application to Kacee Kullum, SGA Graduate Assistant in UC 414. before 12pm on Friday prior to one of the scheduled funding board meetings.
  5. Attend an SGA Funding Board meeting in the UC Board of Regents Room.
    • Present the reason for your Student Organization Account request, while highlighting funds needed from SGA via itemized budget.
      • You will receive an email from the SGA Treasurer regarding when to meet with the funding board.
    • Tuesdays at 6:15pm by appointment
    • Request meeting time by emailing: sgtreasurer@semo.edu
  6. Await the SGA Funding Board vote on your allocation.
  7. Upon SGA Funding Board approval, the allocation and suggested funding amount will go to Senate for discussion and vote.
  8. You or a member of your organization will be invited to Senate to present the reason for your request.
  9. Upon Senate approval of request, you must arrange to meet with Jim Essner, SGA Accountant to discuss purchasing of items on allocation.
  10. Host or attend funded event/activity.

Contact

573.651.2093

President
sgpresident@semo.edu
Vice President
sgvicepresident@semo.edu
Treasurer
sgreasurer@semo.edu
Graduate Assistant
knkullum1s@semo.edu

University Center 414

Student Government
One University Plaza, MS 1800
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701