Five College Consortium

2018-19 Funding Opportunities

Five Colleges is pleased to offer several funding streams to support small- and large-scale collaborative, cross-campus events and initiatives.If you are seeking funds for a cross-campus event that does not fall into any of these categories, some modest funding may still be available. Please contact Sue Dickman with information about your event to learn more. 

Five College Funding Streams

 Lecture FundSymposium FundFaculty Seminar ProgramStudent Coordinating Board
Who can apply?

Faculty

Students with faculty sponsors

FacultyFacultyStudents
Eligible events

One-time events (lectures, performances, small exhibitions, etc.)

Multi-event/multi-day symposia or conferences; residencies

Series of events (sharing works-in-progress, etc.) as planned by seminar chair for regular seminar members

Non-academic events for primarily student audience

Award amount

$250–$2,000

Up to 75% of total budget

$5,000–$15,000

Up to 100% of total budget

Up to $1,000/year

Up to $1,000

Up to 50% of total budget

Eligibility requirements

Faculty members from at least 3 campuses substantively involved in event planning OR

Events sited on at least 2 campuses OR

Financial and/or in-kind contributions from at least 3 campuses OR

A combination thereof

Faculty members from at least 3 campuses substantively involved in event planning OR

Events sited on at least 3 campuses OR

Programming features faculty members from at least 3 campuses OR

Significant financial and/or in-kind contributions from at least 3 campuses OR

A combination thereof

Seminar members must include faculty from at least 3 campuses, preferably all 5Events must be open to all Five College students
DeadlineRolling

2x/year

Next deadlines:
Nov. 15, 2018
March 1, 2019

May 1 for next academic year.

Contact  Sue Dickman to apply outside this cycle.

Rolling

Availability of fundsAcademic (fiscal) year – cannot be rolled overCan be rolled over up to three semestersAcademic (fiscal) year – cannot be rolled overAcademic (fiscal) year – cannot be rolled over
Application

Download at www.fivecolleges.edu/
faculty/lecturefund.

Download at https://www.fivecolleges.edu/faculty/symposium-fund

Download at www.fivecolleges.
edu/faculty/
faculty_seminars/
guidelines

Download at www.fivecolleges.edu/
studentboard/funding

Applicants must also present at Board meeting at least 2 weeks before event.

Lecture FundSymposium Fund

Faculty Seminar Program

Student Coordinating Board