Club Funding Tiers 

All Tiers: 

  • Be an active Registered Student Organization in good standing on campus
  • Follow CWI Club and Organization guidelines
  • Submit all appropriate paperwork on time to Office of Student Engagement
  • Have at least one STUDENT representative attend all mandatory Student Leadership Circle Meetings that occur in conjunction with ASCWI Senate meetings the first Wednesday of each month. All dates are provided in Appendix L. Important Dates
  • All officers must complete the required trainings provided through Blackboard by the Office of Student Engagement

* Due to COVID-19, we understand that some requirements for these funding requirements maybe more difficult to fulfill and requests will be heard with that in mind.

Tier 1 

Tier 1 can request up to $3,000 for their budget proposal. Tier 1 is also eligible for competition and conference travel funding. It is not guaranteed that Clubs receive the maximum amount of $3000. 

Tier 1 must meet the following: 

  • One club officer in attendance at all mandatory Student Leadership Circles
  • Club must be represented during one of the official Student Engagement Club & Org fairs, each semester
  • Hold at least three events/activities per semester (Fall & Spring)
  • To travel, a club must fundraise 15%+ of CWI allocation
  • Coordinate at least one community service event a semester
  • Maintain active and appropriate presence on AT LEAST ONE social media platform (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

Tier 2 

Tier 2 can request up to $2,000 for their budget proposal. Tier 2 is also eligible for competition and conference travel funding. It is not guaranteed that Clubs receive the maximum amount of $2000. 

Tier 2 must meet the following: 

  • One club officer in attendance at all mandatory Student Leadership Circles
  • Club must be represented during one of the official Student Engagement Club & Org fairs, each semester
  • Hold at least 2 events/activities per semester (Fall & Spring)
  • In order to travel, must fundraise 10%+ of CWI allocation
  • Take part in at least one community service event a year, coordinated by another CWI/community organization
  • Maintain active and appropriate presence on AT LEAST ONE social media platform (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

Tier 3 

Tier 3 can request up to $1,000 for their budget proposal. Tier 1 is not eligible for travel funding. It is not guaranteed that Clubs receive the maximum amount of $1000. 

Tier 3 must meet the following: 

  • One club officer in attendance at all mandatory Student Leadership Circles
  • Club must be represented during one of the official Student Engagement Club & Org fairs each semester
  • Host at least 1 event/activity per semester
  • Maintain active and appropriate presence on AT LEAST ONE social media platform (Facebook. Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

Tier 4 (1st year Start-Up) 

Tier 4 can request up to $500 for their budget proposal. It is not guaranteed that Clubs receive the maximum amount of $500. 

Tier 4 is a conditional Tier reserved for clubs in their first year of existence at CWI. Clubs in this tier are considered a startup. After the first year of existence, clubs who do not meet the qualifications for Tier 3 will fall into Tier 5. Clubs are eligible to move up tiers after their first semester if they meet the appropriate tier requirements.

Tier 5 (Probation) 

Tier 5 is a conditional tier; reasons include, but are not limited to:

  • Club/Organization is on probation for violation of CWI club policy or College policy
  • Loss of student interest
  • Failure to have representatives present at the club & org fairs
  • Loss of leadership (Less than three officers)
  • Club/Organization repeatedly fails to adhere to the requirements of first three tiers