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Finances & Fundraising

Student Orgs have the opportunity to generate funds from dues and fundraising. There are also multiple options for housing Student Org funds.

For more information about finances, fundraising opportunities, and how to budget, please contact us at studentorgs@uwyo.edu 


ASUW Funding

For more information about ASUW funding, please visit the ASUW Student Organization Services.

Event Funding

Student Orgs may request funding for events on campus through ASUW. Events that want to apply for ASUW funding must be submitted through UW Connect at least 5 weeks in advance. The application form for event funding is embedded in the UW Connect event registration. For more information, please contact the ASUW Director of Student Orgs Relations at asuwexc7@uwyo.edu

Student Orgs Budget Event Sheet

 

Conference Registration Funding

Student Orgs may request up to $750 per semester to go towards conference registration. To apply, please fill out an application form and deliver it to the ASUW Office.


Fundraising Opportunities

  • Athletic Concessions

Student Orgs can work the concessions at War Memorial Stadium during home football games. Please contact athconcs@uwyo.edu for more information.

Student Orgs Concessions Info 2021

  • Bake Sales

Please review the Wyoming Union Policies & Operating Procedures for how to hold a bake sale within the Wyoming Union.

  • Co-Sponsorships

Student Orgs can collaborate with the Student Orgs & Entertainment Office and other Student Orgs for events. Please visit the Co-Sponsorship page for more information.

  • Community Solicitation of Donations

Student Orgs can reach out to local community businesses to solicit money from. Before beginning this process, please reach out to ASUW ahead of time. 

  • Fundraising Nights at Restaurants

Some local restaurants like to support Student Orgs through a variety of programs. Reach out to restaurants and ASUW to see if there is a program that can fit your needs.

  • Landmark Staffing

Landmark will pay Student Orgs to help take tickets, usher, check bags, oversee parking, and other security activities at athletic events. For more information, please contact glenf@landmarkeventstaff.com.   

  • Mini Grants

A-Team has 2 Mini Grants the organizations can apply for to help fund events that are educational and alcohol free. For more information, please visit their website or email aware@uwyo.edu

  • Raffles

Student Orgs can hold raffles as long as the prizes are not monetary. Prizes and raffles must be conducted in line with all UW, state, and federal guidelines.

  • Safe Ride Sidekicks

Student Orgs have the opportunity to earn money for being a sidekick for Safe Ride. For more information, please visit their website.

  • UW Department or College Solicitation of Donations

Organizations can reach out to a UW Department or College that have a similar mission. If needing assistance with this, please contact studentorgs@uwyo.edu

  • UW Foundation

Some Student Orgs are eligible to apply to utilize the UW Foundation's crowdfunding platform. For more information, please visit their website.       



Financial Accounts

Local Bank Accounts

Student Orgs may set up at any bank in the area. To establish a bank account, you will need a tax identification number with the account, which you can obtain through the IRS. Student Orgs are not allowed to use the University of Wyoming EIN without the expressed consent of an authorized University official if they have a local bank account.

UW Foundation Account

Student Orgs may utilize the assistance of ASUW to manage their finances through a UW Foundation Account. When Student Orgs receive money, they can bring the funds into ASUW. When those funds are needed, the Student Org can request them from their account through ASUW. For more information about UW Foundation Accounts, please contact asuwgrad@uwyo.edu

 

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