$400 Start Up Grant Application

This grant is available to any club who has registered with the Guild for the first time within the past twelve months. The funds must be used towards an event designed to introduce the club to the Curtin community, with the aim of attracting members to the club.

The minimum criteria for this grant are as follows:
- Applications for this grant must be received within 365 days of the date that the club was initially approved for Guild affiliation (as per Guild Executive Council minutes).
- Grant can only be claimed once within the lifetime of the club.
- Grant is single-use only, and must be used on a single event. Any amount not spent on this event cannot be claimed at a later date.
- Event must be run on campus.
- Funds cannot be used to pay for alcohol in any capacity.
- All associated promotional materials must include a reasonably sized Guild logo (available from Student Engagement Coordinator).

Grant approval is at the sole discretion of the Guild Executive Council.

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1. Club Name:*

Please write your club name in full (no acronyms / short-hand).


2. Contact person (name and role within club):*

The applicant must be one of the club's four office bearers currently registered with the Guild. Please provide your full name, student number, and your current office bearer position.


3. Contact email:*

This is where the outcome of your application will be sent, as well as where any queries regarding your application will be directed.


4. Contact phone number:*

This is a back-up contact measure, in case we need to reach you to follow up any issues with your application.


5. Please summarise the activity, function or other expense for which these funds will be used, and outline the way in which this will attract new members to the club:*

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6. When and where will the event occur?*

Please provide exact date and location.


7. Grant amount requested:*

Acceptable evidence includes invoices, receipts, and written quotes. If only providing quotes, with no invoices or receipts, please note that any approval is contingent on receipts being forwarded to the Student Engagement Coordinator immediately after the purchase has been made.

Please note that funds will only be released up to the value demonstrated on the receipt/s, invoice/s and/or quote/s provided in support of your application. Any funds claimed that are not adequately evidenced in supporting documentation will not be granted.


8. Please attach at least one receipt, invoice or quote here.*

Preferred format is PDF.


9. Please attach additional receipts, invoices or quotes here if required.

Preferred format is PDF.


10. Please attach additional receipts, invoices or quotes here if required.

Preferred format is PDF.


11. Please attach additional receipts, invoices or quotes here if required.

Preferred format is PDF.


12. Please attach additional receipts, invoices or quotes here if required.

Preferred format is PDF.


13. Please provide links to any social media-based promotion in place for this event.

e.g. Facebook event, image/poster on Instagram, etc.


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14. Please upload any posters and/or artwork here.

e.g. A3 posters, tickets, flyers, etc.

Preferred format is PDF.


15. Please list the entry price being charged.*

Please include all levels of pricing being charged (i.e. Guild price, member price, standard price, early bird price, etc.). Please note that all clubs must charge a discount of at least 10% to Full Guild members at their events.

If the event is free, please state this.


16. Please provide the expected attendance numbers at this event.*

17. Please attach your current club membership list.*

List must include full names, student numbers, and Guild status (at a minimum).

Preferred format is PDF.


18. Please attach your basic budget or expense breakdown here.*

Preferred format is PDF.


19. Please attach your event plan, run-sheet, or event proposal here.*

Preferred format is PDF.


20. If you wish to attach any additional supporting documents, please do so here.

21. If you wish to attach any additional supporting documents, please do so here.

Thank you for your grant application. Your request will be reviewed by the Guild Executive Council at their next meeting, and the Student Engagement Coordinator will email you with the outcome of your application within one to three weeks.