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Student Organization Funding Grants

UKSGA is proud to offer $130,000 to registered student organizations through Student Organization Funding Grants. Organizations may apply for multiple grants to reach a combined maximum total of $2,500 per fiscal year. Please see the descriptions below if you are eligible for any of these grants.

Registered student organizations can apply for each of our Student Organization Funding Grants through the form below.

How to Receive Funding

  1. Complete the online form. If you have any additional questions, contact the Appropriations & Revenue (A&R) Committee chair at

  2. The A&R Chair will reach out to you regarding your funding request and to schedule your budget presentation to the committee.

  3. Present the request in person at the next A&R Committee Meeting.

  4. If your proposal is approved by the A&R Committee, you will need to contact Lynn Fresca ( within the next FIVE (5) business days. If you fail to do so, your grant will be voided.


To be eligible for reimbursement the Student Organization must be approved by the UKSGA A&R Committee BEFORE purchasing items. The A&R Committee suggests submitting your application three weeks in advance of when you need to purchase items.

Reimbursement Policy

Student Government funds organizations by reimbursement only. All receipts must be submitted to the SGA office manager within 30 days of the approved event, project, or purchase. If receipts are not turned in within the 30 day window, the funding will be forfeited. Groups can only be funded once per fiscal year.

Prohibited Items

Student Government will not provide funding for the following items: food and beverages, non-university approved vendors, subscriptions, taxes, management or consulting fees, organizational membership dues, personal gifts, donations or contributions, financial aid, scholarships, expenses incurred prior to Student Government approval, all equipment, awards, trophies, prizes, and grants which provide direct wages, stipends, or other cash compensation to another University of Kentucky student, for goods or services provided to a student organization.

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Student Government Office 

160 Avenue of Champions, Suite A267

Lexington, KY 40506 - 0676

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