The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Student Group Event

Due to COVID-19, the Mini-Grants program is suspended until the fall and is not currently accepting applications. Check back here in the fall for updates deadlines and to apply for funding for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The Rockefeller Center will fund up to $1,000 for recognized Dartmouth undergraduate student organization-sponsored events and activities.

Funding Requirements

Funds are limited to specific programs, events, and activities, and it is not for general organizational use, strictly social events, entertainment, gifts, etc. The Center would consider workshops, trainings, webinars, on-campus conferences, lectures, discussions, panels as well as off-campus events. Funds are available to offset expenses, including honoraria, travel for speakers, travel for students, lodging, advertising, and receptions.

Your organization must acknowledge the Rockefeller Center on all forms of promotion and advertising (e.g., posters, articles, news releases, handouts, etc.), as well as in the introduction of the program or speaker. The mini-grants committee should approve promotional materials before going to print.

The Rockefeller Center transfers funds only after the event takes place and after completion of all final requirements.

A student organization can only be funded once a year.

Application Information

Application deadlines occur every two weeks with a decision made by the dates indicated below. Applications must be received prior to the event. Out of fairness to the applicant pool, applications will not be granted expedited consideration in the case of missed deadlines.  Approved funding is distributed after the event takes place and all post event requirements have been submitted.

2019-2020 Fall Term

  • Application Deadline 9/26/19.   Decision Date by 10/4/19.
  • Application Deadline 10/10/19. Decision Date by 10/18/19.
  • Application Deadline 10/24/19. Decision Date by 11/1/19.
  • Application Deadline 11/7/19.    Decision Date by 11/15/19.

2019-2020 Winter Term

  • Application Deadline 1/16/20. Decision Date by 1/24/20.
  • Application Deadline 1/30/20. Decision Date by 2/7/20.
  • Application Deadline 2/13/20. Decision Date by 2/21/20.
  • Application Deadline 2/27/20. Decision Date by 3/6/20.

2019-2020 Spring Term: Due to COVID-19, the Mini-Grants program is suspended until the fall and is not currently accepting applications.

Application Information

Check back here in the fall for updates deadlines and to apply for funding for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Complete the on-line registration form.

Post-Event Requirements

The Rockefeller Center transfers funds only after the event or activity has taken place and after completion of the post-event form, which must be completed within 30 days after the event.

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