How to Submit a Funding Request

Individual Virtual Professional Development Steps

  1. Log in to LakerLink
  2. Once you have signed in, click on your user icon.
  3. Scroll down on the pull-out menu and click "Submissions" 
  4. Click the "Budgeting" tab on the right side of the "My Submissions" page.
  5. Click "Create Request"
  6. Follow the steps of the form when prompted.
  7. Review the form and make sure that all required fields are completed for each section.
  8. Submit Request.

Once the request has been submitted, the Vice President of Finance for Student Senate will reach out if any additional information is needed. If you or your RSO have any questions, please email the Vice President of Finance for Student Senate at ssac@gvsu.edu.

Group Funding Request Steps

*Only the Financial Officer or President of an organization can make this type of funding request.

  1. Log in to LakerLink
  2. Once you have signed in, click on the grid next to your icon.
  3. Click "Manage" in the pull-down menu.
  4. Under "My Memberships" on the Manage page, click the organization you are making the request for.
  5. On your organization's manage page, click on the three bars to display a pull out menu.
  6. Scroll down to "Finance".
  7. Click "Create New Request".
  8. Select which type of Funding Request you are making.
  9. Follow the steps of the form when prompted.
  10. Review the form and make sure that all required fields are completed for each section.
  11. Submit Request.

Once the request has been submitted, the Vice President of Finance for Student Senate will schedule you for a presentation to the Appropriations Funding Board. If you or your RSO have any questions, please email the Vice President of Finance for Student Senate at ssac@gvsu.edu.


Funding Form Types

Individual Virtual Professional Development

To be used by undergraduate students registered to a student organization who want to request virtual professional development opportunities. Only to be used for registration with a per person cost; for example, the price of one student to attend a virtual conference.

  • In order to be reviewed, the RSO President/Financial Officer must send an email to the Office of Student Life Finance Assistant, slffin@gvsu.edu, with the name of the students approved to utilize the funds.
  • Each RSO member requesting funding must send an email to the Office of Student Life Finance Assistant, slffin@gvsu.edu, with  supporting documentation of expenses (i.e. screenshot of registration).
  • Only five different students are eligible to receive funding on behalf of the organization (max of $500 for each student)
  • Students can use these funds on behalf of any organization once per academic year

*Club Sports has a separate funding form*

Campus Programming

To be used by undergraduate RSOs requesting funds for on-campus events

  • Bring all supporting documents to the Funding Board meeting, such as Catering Quotes, Room Reservations, etc. If necessary documents are not available at the time of the meeting, the request will be tabled.

Group Rental Van

Due to the university's travel restrictions, van rentals are not available at this time. 

Organization Entry Fee / Tournament Fee / Annual Dues

To be used by undergraduate RSOs requesting funds with a group cost/flat fee to attend a virtual event.

*Club Sports has a separate funding form*

Equipment

To be used by undergraduate RSOs for equipment related purposes

*Club Sports has a separate funding form*