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STEPS TO APPLY FOR FUNDING:

(Already approved for funding? Scroll to the next section)

  • Step 1: Review the Guidelines for Funding to ensure your organization meets funding requirements. 
  • Step 2: Apply for Funding 
    • Please complete the General Funding request form linked here
  • Step 3: Present to Councils and Full senate (2 meetings over a 2-week period) or DEI Fund Committee
    • ​If requesting more than $100, prepare a short 2-3 minute in-person presentation for Finance Council and Full Senate regarding the funding request.
  • Step 4: If Funding is allocated, please coordinate with the Student Senate Treasurer, Turner Seals at senatetreas@ku.edu. If DEI Funding is allocated, please coordinate with Fund Development Director, Zakariya Ahmed at senatefunddev@ku.edu

For student organizations who have already been allocated funds, whether through the line-item process or during the school year, a purchase order form must be submitted before any funds can be used. This includes all expenditures, including office supplies, honoraria, equipment, advertising, etc. 

Student Senate Funding Rules

Forms for purchases:

  • W9.pdf: For Honorariums/Vendors
  • $100 of General Funding uses: 
    • Office Supplies from Staples website
    • Food from KU Dining must send an invoice prior to ordering

To make a purchase request using general funding, please coordinate with the Student Senate Treasurer, Turner Seals at senatetreas@ku.edu. For DEI Funding, please coordinate with Fund Development Director, Zakariya Ahmed at senatefunddev@ku.edu

Please include the Student Senate logo in any printed materials funded by Student Senate