Student Organization Funding Association (SOFA)

SOFA Logo UIS SOFA Student Organization Funding Association

“The Student Organization Funding Association (SOFA) is a standing committee of the Student Government Association (SGA). As a guiding body for student organizations under the SGA, this committee looks to allocate University funds to student organizations in a fair, unbiased, and efficient way, so as to promote student interaction and a positive learning environment on campus.”

For more information, please contact the Student Life Office at 206-4762 or email SOFA

SOFA Position Descriptions

2016-2017 SOFA Chair Application

SOFA Bylaws (updated 5/8/16)

SOFA Funding Request Forms

Funding request forms will be submitted through UIS Connection and will be due at 5:00pm (CST) on the Fridays listed below.

Although the SOFA board will meet to review the requests, student organizations will not be required to attend and/or to present their requests in person to the board.

Instead, funding decisions will be made by the committee using UIS Connection and will be based upon the information submitted through the UIS Connection form. Please fill out the SOFA request form completely so that SOFA is not delayed in making their decisions regarding the submitted requests.

Spring 2018 Request Deadlines

Friday, January 19 @ 5:00pm

Friday, February 2 @ 5:00pm

Friday, February 16 @ 5:00pm

Friday, March 2 @ 5:00pm

Friday, March 16 @ 5:00pm

Friday, March 30 @ 5:00pm

Friday, April 13 @ 5:00pm

Friday, April 27 @ 5:00pm

SOFA Graphic for Marketing

Starting Fall 2014, SOFA requires any event funded by SOFA to include recognition of SOFA’s funding. Please use the following graphic in marketing materials. To obtain file in different formats, please email SOFA