“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 Funding Request Forms
Budget request forms will be submitted through UIS Connection on the Fridays listed below.
The SOFA board will meet the next Sunday at 4:00 p. m. (CST) to review the requests, student organizations will not be required to attend and/or to present their requests in person to the board, though they are welcome to attend and present their requests to the board.
Funding decisions will be made by the committee 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.
Fall 2023 Request Deadlines
Friday, September 10, 5:00 p. m.
Friday, September 22, 5:00 p. m.
Friday, October 6, 5:00 p. m.
Friday, October 27, 5:00 p. m.
Friday, November 17, 5:00 p. m.
Friday, December 1, 5:00 p. m.
Spring 2024 Request Deadlines
Friday, January 26, 2024 5:00pm
Friday, February 16, 2024 5:00pm
Friday, March 1, 2024 5:00pm
Friday, March 22, 2024 5:00 pm
Friday, April 12, 2024 5:00 pm
Friday, April 19, 2024 5:00pm
Friday, May 3, 2024 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