There are six funds administered directly by the AMS for Clubs and Constituencies, listed in the table below. Clubs are also able to acquire loans from the AMS if their budgets are temporarily experiencing, or will soon experience a deficit. All funds are distributed on a reimbursement basis.
To ensure a timely and efficient application process, please be as detailed as you can in your application.
Clubs Benefit Fund
All AMS Constituted Clubs are eligible.
Funds are to assist with SPECIAL, non-recurring, non-ongoing events only. This fund can be used towards NEW equipment/furniture purchases that are directly related to the club’s area of interest. Purchases/maintenance expenses that occur year-to-year to sustain the operation of the club are not eligible and should be included in the club’s day-to-day operating budget.
May be granted three times per fiscal year per club.
Competitive Athletics Fund
An AMS Club competing in races/competitions, or hosting tournaments at UBC, used to purchase necessary equipment or rental of sports facilities. Applicants of this fund may not be eligible for funding from UBC Athletics.
Constituency Aid Fund
Used to fund elections referenda expenses, communication expenses, special projects or furnishing expenses. Elections per referenda per communication expense shall total 20 cents per constituency member but no less than $100 in total and no more than $500.
May be granted three times per fiscal year per constituency.
Current UBC Students affiliated with the AMS, faculty or from a recognized UBC Organization-Non-curricula student activities that enhance the University’s reputation.
Max Amount: $2000/group
Deadline: A minimum of four weeks in advance of an event or project start date
UBC VP Students
Global Lounge Fund
Current UBC student organizing an international/intercultural event or project, preferably with a long term impact-Preference to initiatives involving the global lounge and its members.
Max Amount: $2000/student
Deadline: third Monday every month, at least 2 weeks before the event
Student Society Emergency Aid Program
Joint program between the AMS and the Ministry of Advanced Education-Established to provide emergency aid funding through student raised money to assist students in need.
Funds are distributed in the form of bursaries.
Max Amount: $10,000/year
Contact your Enrolment Services Professional (ESP) for more information
All Constituencies provide funding to students for travel costs, special projects etc.
Please contact your respective Constituencies for further information