for GMA funding
can we get funding?
generated by clubs through club events/ activities. These
funds are organized and require approval from Deborah
requests for SOFO reimbursements should be given to Deborah.
attempt to solicit corporate funding must coordinated through
Chiasson in Kellogg's Corporate Relations office. Please
Heyworth for information on phone-a-thons.
comes from the student dues collected before CIM week. Rules
are developed to insure that the money is spent responsibly,
on activities and events that benefit the student population.
requests for GMA funding reimbursement should be put in
Michael Haberkorn's mailbox.
Illinois Sales Tax is reimbursable. Students should present
the NU tax-exempt letter to the vendor.
receipts will be reimbursed over 90 days old.
itemized receipts will be accepted.
receipts are required for reimbursement - no copies.
Treasurers are responsible for reconciling the club SOFO
& GMA accounts.
GMA funds revert to the GMA's general account at the end
of each year.
funds are not given in a lump sum - you need to submit invoices
and receipts for each event.
copying should be done through the Copy Center in the basement
of Leverone - it is cheaper!!!
- A limited
amount of overflow funding is available for clubs that use
their entire budgets on GMA-approved events and want to
schedule an additional event. Clubs should contact the VP
of Finance at least two weeks prior to the event for authorization.
can the GMA funds be used for?
GMA funds must be used for activities that benefit the student
body. All activities must be made available to the whole
student body. This can be accomplished through:
the event on the Serial Calendar
an e-mail out to the student body
that all students must have the opportunity to attend
the event, if they are interested, but it is not required
that they event or club be of interest to all students.
clubs are eligible for social funds, but may receive no
more than $200 per event a maximum of twice per year.
will only fund one mailbox stuffing per quarter. Copying
expenses in excess of $100 are considered excessive and
will not be funded.
that include handouts for the meeting itself and for regular
only funds receptions at events with outside speakers. This
means that GMA Funding cannot be used for food or beverage
for events that do not have outside speakers, for example
initial meeting, summer job workshops with second-years).
Professors and administrators are not considered outside
Entry fees for tournaments and case competitions
is not funded?
accommodations, meals, or transportation for speakers (NU
rule - SOFO will not fund either).
a tangible or physical gift of reasonable value may
transportation expenses to and from events.
books, should be at least a break-even effort.
copying expenses. Copying expenses in excess of $100 are
considered excessive and will not be funded.
board, tape, markers, and other supplies that is provided
free in the Student Affairs Office.