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Late Night Grants

One of WUD's goals is to encourage innovative and creative programming. To promote such programming, WUD offers a Late Night Grant to support other on-campus organizations that host unique and engaging alcohol-free events. Preference is give to late night events, thought at the WUD Executive team's discretion, the grant may be used to fund any program that offers an alternative to drinking events (i.e. sports events, holidays, or bar crawls). This grant is made possible through the Division of Student Life.

In Order to Qualify

  • Funds must be used for student-oriented alcohol-free activities
  • Events must be open to all members of the UW community
  • The majority of the event must occur between the hours of 9pm and 2am, Thursday through Saturday
  • Event must be free of charge to participants
  • *Exceptions may be made to the above qualifications

Preference will be given to events:

  • Sponsored by a registered student organization (RSO)
  • That occur in the Wisconsin Union
  • That are new programs/initiatives or significant additions to ongoing programs/initiatives

To Apply

To apply for the Late Night Grant, please fill out this form. Please note: As of now, we are waiting for feedback on the funding status of the 2017 Late Night Grant from the Chancellor's Office. We are continuing to accept and review applications with the understanding that we do not know the current status of the grant.

Application Tips

Applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis, and should be received three weeks prior to the event date. A committee will formally review your application and the committee's decision will be sent to you within two weeks of the application's submission. Groups requesting funding may only request up to $500 per event, but may request funding for more than one event. Please be aware of the publicity requirements that need to be met in order to use any grant money. For information about logos that should be included on all promotional materials for a grant-funded event, contact directorate@union.wisc.edu.