If you or your student group need some financial support for an event, project or piece of equipment we're here to help. Check out the funding options below by clicking on a category.

All student groups & individual support

SCP’s Community Fund

The Community Fund is sponsored by the SCP, which is £1000 that can be applied for in amounts of up to £250 for a project that benefits the community. Individual and groups of students from University of Bath or Bath Spa University can apply by contacting the Community Liaison Co-ordinator for an application.

See the Community Fund criteria

Terms and Conditions of Community Fund

Community Fund Application Form

Cultural Fund

Criteria: The Cultural Fund offers financial support for Faith & Cultural Societies and non-affiliated cultural groups to organise cultural events.

Amount available: The maximum amount which can be requested from the fund per event is £200, but in exceptional circumstances you may be able to apply for more.

Held by: Cultural Fund Panel (Community Officer, International Student Co-ordinator, Student Voice Manager and Deputy Chief Executive).

Contact: Tess Thomas (International Student Co-ordinator)

More information / Apply

Alumni Fund

This year The SU has agreed that a total of £20,000 from the Alumni Fund will be granted during this summer to student groups ahead of the start of the academic year.

Alumni Fund grants can be made for any project which can be shown to enhance the University of Bath experience across the wider student community. These can support new innovations in academic contexts, new equipment for SU clubs or societies or enable new activities to be piloted.

To apply you need to fill out the attached application form in as much detail as you can, you need to convince us that the reason that you are requesting funding is a good one, that it fulfils the criteria that is laid out in the document and is deliverable in the time frame that you have stated.  If you would like advice on the best way to fill it out please speak to the Officer in your area in the meantime.

Application Form

Deadline to return this application form is 23:59/end of the day on Sunday 9th June, please return them to Gregory Noakes G.D.Noakes@bath.ac.uk

Crowdfunding

University support from the Department of Development and Alumni relations

Read the crowdfunding guide

Get started on the University Crowdfunding website

Campaigns Budget

The Campaigns Budget exists to help facilitate campaigns on campus, in the local area, nationally or internationally. They can also be used to support a piece of passed policy that requires a campaign. Find out more about what the fund is about and what can and cannot be supported.

If you wish to submit a bid for the campaigns budget, fill in the application form and submit it to the Campaigns Coordinator on sucampaigns@bath.ac.uk. If you want to discuss if you can apply, if a budget is required for your campaign, or if you just want some advice and support, please contact the campaigns coordinator who will help you with your campaign. 

Arts DevelopmentFund

The aim of the fund is to promote and support arts excellence among out student community and can be used for a variety of purposes; from hiring professional facilitators to run workshops to purchasing new equipment.

Applications are accepted throughout the year and are ultimately decided through the EAC events team, who are a body of students that oversee the Edge Arts Community programme.

TApplication forms can be found on the Edge website

Doctoral Students Fund

The Students’ Union has a pot of £1500 to give to develop the doctoral student experience at the University of Bath.
Applications need to fulfill at least two of these three criteria:

  • Public engagement outside of the doctoral research environment
  • Networking opportunities for doctoral students
  • The promotion of research collaboration amongst doctoral researchers

For full detals and to apply click here.

Sports specific

Coach Education Fund

Criteria: To provide subsidy to students wishing to undertake coaching courses or clubs wishing to organise courses

Held by: Sport Staff Group

Contact: Rachel Noel

To apply please download and complete the application form from Moodle.

Health and Safety Fund

Criteria: For health and safety related courses or requirements to enable student clubs to carry out an activity

Held by: Polly Hawker

To apply email Polly Hawker with your request, each request will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

NGB Grants

Criteria: Varies between NGBs however usually focussed on developing the sport

Held by: NGBs

To apply please email Matt Price with your request, each request will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Societies specific

Special Request Form

If you have any questions about the speical request criteria or application process, please email SU Societies.

See the Societies Special Request Criteria

Special Request Fund Application Form