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The SAPFB will be accepting funding applications for Spring 2015 during the Fall 2014 semester.

Dear Prospective Applicant:

The purpose of SAPFB is to respond to the needs of all fee-paying students by providing financial support for co-curricular programs and activities planned and held by Registered Independent Organizations (RIOs), University departments, and University-Affiliated programs. Every fall and spring, SAPFB invites groups to apply for program grants for the FOLLOWING semester. Each organization is invited to submit up to three (3) applications per funding cycle and asked to present each detailed proposal at a funding hearing. After reviewing and carefully considering the applications and presentations, the Board makes recommendations to the Manoa Vice Chancellor for Students as to the amount of funding each organization should be granted. Upon final approval from the VCS, award letters are disbursed with particular steps to gain official access to the awarded monies.

Please read the information below carefully before submitting your application. If you have questions or need assistance, contact SAPFB at

Please make sure to read the powerpoint prior to submitting the application form. After submitting your application, you will need to submit your budget to You will also be asked to sign up for a Funding Hearing time slot.

Funding Application Process Presentation (GoogleDrive PowerPoint)

Applications for funding MUST include a budget which should be sent to as an email attachment. Please read the "Budget Worksheet Instructions" before you start working on the budget. The budget template for SAPFB and instructions are given below:

SAPFB Budget Template (Excel file)

SAPFB Budget Worksheet Instructions (Word file)

For your presentation to the board, it is recommended that you use the following presentation as a guide.

Sample Power Point Presentation (GoogleDrive PowerPoint)

Should you have any questions, please contact us.

For general information for applicants and awardees, please see:

APM Limitations in Purchasing (PDF file)

For Disability Access funding, please see below:

SAPFB Disability Access Form (Word Document)

SAPFB Disability Access for Extra/Co-curricular Event Funding FAQ (PDF file)

Funding Applications Forms

All of the following must be completed for funding consideration:

Valuable Funding Resources

These resources will help you better understand the process: