SAC Grants

Mission

The Harvard Foundation Student Advisory Committee (SAC) sponsors events and activities to promote cultural and racial awareness and understanding in the Harvard community and to highlight the cultural contributions of students from all backgrounds.

How To Apply

Submit grants using the Harvard College Common Grant Application, at https://asperin.fas.harvard.edu/cga/protected/admin.do.

Application Deadlines for Fall 2016 

Fall 2016 Cycle I Application Deadline: Monday, September 19th. This cycle should include applications for events held before Monday, October 31st. 

Fall 2016 Cycle II Application Deadline: Monday, October 17th. This cycle should include applications for events held after Monday October 31st. 

Application Deadlines for Spring 2017

Spring 2017 Cycle I Application Deadline: Monday, February 6th. This cycle should include applications for events held before Monday, March 20th. 

Spring 2017 Cycle II Application Deadline: Monday, March 6th. This cycle should include applications for events held after Monday, March 20th. 

SAC Grant Guidelines

Events must align with the mission of the Harvard Foundation SAC. You must be a SAC member to be eligible for the grant and may apply to no more than 3 grants a cycle. Events need to be inclusive of everyone in the college and be on campus or easily accessible from campus. All funding is subject to the caps listed below. Collaborative events co-sponsored by SAC groups will receive a 20% bonus in capped grant amounts, while SAC meeting absences and missing grant summaries will trigger deductions. For detailed guidelines, restrictions, and procedures, please consult the Harvard Foundation SAC Guide. 

SAC Grant Caps

ITEM

CAPS

Speakers/Guests (Maximum of 3 Speakers Funded)

Accommodations

$100

Travel

$200 per speaker

Decorations

$30

Food

0-50 Attendees 

$125

50-100 Attendees 

$300 

Instructors (per semester)

$200

Production Costs

A/V, not including Karaoke

$80

Venue Fee

$200

All other Production Costs (i.e. costumes and instruments, lighting, etc.)

$200

Publicity

Small event (25-50 attendees)

$10

Medium event (50-75 attendees)

$25

Large event (75+ attendees)

$50

 

Security

$100