Student Organizations

Resources

Funding Sources

Check out the Student Organization Handbook for more information about funding opportunities and policy.

Student Organization Financial Accounts

The Office of Student Organization Accounts is responsible for providing fiscal oversight, banking, and bookkeeping services for many registered student organizations. Some of the benefits of having a Student Organization Account (SOA) include training and budgeting guides, the ability to reserve space and have it billed to your account, and the ability to use your SOA card at a variety of local businesses.

My Organization Needs Funding!
Indiana University Funding Board

The Indiana University Funding Board provides support to registered student groups by helping them obtain necessary funding in order to enhance their organization. IUSA funds were created to provide assistance to groups for funding events, daily expenses, technology needs, diversity initiatives, student awareness programs, speakers, and more! Only a maximum of 75% of the total cost of the initiative may be allocated for on-campus events. A maximum of 35% of the total cost of the initiative may be allocated for off- campus events. For more information, please contact the Funding Board Co-directors at fundiu@indiana.edu.

IU Metz Grants

IU Metz Grants are available to IU student organizations registered with Student Life and Learning that demonstrate a need for financial support for a philanthropic cause. There are five categories under which each applicant can register: Campus Diversity, Local, State, National, or International. Organizations may apply for amounts up to $5,000.

McKaig Leadership Fund

The Dean Richard McKaig Leadership Fund is used to support undergraduate and graduate student leadership activities at IUB. Funds are awarded to individuals or organizations in both the spring and fall semesters.

Senior Challenge Grant

The Senior Challenge Grant is offered by the IU Student Foundation to anyone who has an idea on how to improve student life on Indiana University Bloomington’s campus.

IU Foundation Women’s Philanthropy Council Grants

The Women’s Philanthropy Council Grants seek to fund critical needs, new ventures, and innovative solutions to social problems. Applications that propose to give back and provide unique opportunities to the university community are especially welcome. Any student or organization can apply.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission Day of Service Project Grant

Does your organization want to host a service project on MLK Day? Check the website as MLK day approaches in January for information about grant funding.

Indiana Campus Compact

Indiana Campus Compact offers numerous grants to students, student organizations, faculty, and staff. ICC supports the integration of service-learning and civic engagement into campus culture by facilitating collaborations, sponsoring programs, sharing best practices, and promoting awareness of higher education’s role in graduating well-informed, engaged citizens.