Obtaining Funding for Your Student Organization

Is your group trying to obtain funding for an upcoming event? Try applying for funding through Duke Student Government’s Student Organizational Finance Committee (SOFC). This branch of DSG is in charge of distributing the funds garnered through the undergraduate Student Activities Fee. A few criteria must be met, including that the event must be free for and primarily target undergraduate students. Feel free to visit the SOFC website to find full eligibility criteria as well as instructions to apply for funding.


Are you looking for other ideas for how to find money for your student organization?  Check out Launch’s Fundraising Guide for some new ideas and tips.

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How to Use Your Student Organization’s Money

For more information regarding:

  • Cost Centers, also known as your organization’s fund code, that your group will use for all financial transactions
  • General financial policies, such as purchasing parking permits, shopping at warehouse stores like CostCo or BJ’s, or purchasing gift cards
  • Miscellaneous reimbursements, paying a company, university department, or individual for services rendered, or the credit card policy
  • The agency accounts where student organization funds are located in

Please visit the financing information section of UCAE’s website at:


You can also check out our Guide to Financial Forms for a quick way to understand how to use your student organization money at Duke.

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