Five College Consortium

Student Events Funding

The Student Coordinating Board, made up of student leaders from each Five College campus, often has funds available to support events aimed at bringing together students from all five campuses. Click the link below to download an application, or for more information contact Kevin Kennedy.

Download the Student Coordinating Board funding application.

Lecture Fund

Eligibility guidelines have changed for 2018-19. Please review this page and the application carefully before submitting your proposal.

The Five College Lecture Fund annually supports smaller scale cross-campus initiatives such as lectures, performances, and small exhibitions. All proposals should demonstrate a high degree of cross-campus collaboration and benefit. Proposals that include engagement with elementary or secondary schools are particularly welcome and may qualify for supplementary funding.

Eligibility requirements:

Events must include components that are free and open to the public.

Five College faculty members must be allowed to participate at no cost.

The collaborative nature of the event must be demonstrated through:

    • Faculty members from at least 3 campuses substantively involved in event planning OR
    • Events are sited on at least 2 campuses OR
    • Event received financial/in-kind contributions from at least 3 campuses OR
    • A combination thereof

Awards

  • $250-$2,000 per event
  • Up to 75% of total event budget
  • 30-35 awards granted annually 

Deadline

Rolling. Please apply at least 4­ to 6 weeks before your event is scheduled to take place.

To apply

Applications should be sent by email to B. Omar Acevedo (bacevedo@fivecolleges.edu) and Sue Dickman (scdickman@fivecolleges.edu). Submissions must include an application form and a detailed budget as an editable spreadsheet. To download: 

Contact

Contact Sue Dickman, Interim Director for Academic Programs, for more information: scdickman@fivecolleges.edu or (413) 542-4023.