Apply for a FAF Grant









How to Apply for a FAF Grant

Any College of Fine Arts Sponsored Student Organization registered through Student Leadership & Involvement may apply for FAF Grants funds to fund student-driven, noncredit projects that 1) enhance student learning, and/or 2) enhance the student experience for the larger University community, and/or 3) create or host arts events on campus or in the greater Salt Lake Area.  FAF Grants projects must originate in the College of Fine Arts, be advised by a College of Fine Arts faculty member, and may involve students from other colleges. (ASUU does not fund sponsored College of Fine Arts student organizations.)

1) Become a Sponsored Student Organization

FAF Grants funding is only available to CFA student groups that are registered as a Sponsored Student Organization in good standing with Student Leadership & Involvement. If you are a new/prospective student organization, you must seek official recognition from Student Leadership & Involvement during one of the new student organization recognition periods. For more information visit the Student Leadership & Involvement website. Previously recognized student organizations must complete the annual renewal process as outlined by Student Leadership & Involvement, including, but not limited to, updating officer information on Campus Connect. Note: Recognized Student Organizations utilizing FAF Grants funds must have a CFA faculty advisor.


2) Connect with your FAF Grants Representatives

Reach out to your FAF Grants Representatives to discuss your proposal to make sure it is eligible for funding. Note: This is not required but it is strongly recommended.  


3) Complete your FAF Grants Proposal and Budget

Fill out the Local FAF Grant proposal and budget.  The documents provide instructions and information on allowable expenses.  

Complete the 2020-21 Local FAF Grants Proposal and the xlsx2020-21 Local FAF Grants Budget for the following events/projects:

  • Your student group is hosting a masterclass
  • Your student group is holding an exhibition
  • Your student group is creating a performance
  • Your student group is giving a presentation
  • Your student group is bringing a guest artist
  • Your student group is hosting an event


4) Obtain your CFA Faculty Advisor Signature

Your CFA faculty advisor must review your project during development and must sign off on your completed grant proposal and your FAF Grants Faculty Advisor form prior to the submission deadline. By signing, your faculty advisor signifies their approval of the project, that it meets the eligibility and goals of the FAF Grants program, the timeline, and estimated costs, and acknowledges that they understand their responsibilities as a faculty advisor. Electronic signatures are accepted. 


5) Submit your proposal to your FAF Grants Representative

After reviewing your FAF Grants proposal, your FAF Grants Representative will obtain the Chair/Director signature and email your FAF Grants proposal to the CFA Dean's office at .  You will receive an email confirmation to your uMail that your proposal has been submitted.  Electronic signatures are accepted. 


6) Present your FAF Grants proposal

If the FAF Grants Committee accepts your proposal, you must virtually present your proposal at the FAF Grants funding meeting.  Approximately one week prior to the funding meeting, you will receive an email to your uMail to confirm your virtual presentation time at the FAF Grants funding meeting.  Note: All FAF Grants notifications will be emailed to your uMail.   


7) Complete your Post-Award Requirements

Post-Award FAF Grants Requirements