FAC: Frequently Asked Questions
How does SAS use Scripps student fees?
SAS uses student activities fees to serve the Scripps student body in two ways: through approved budgets for CLORGs and SAS positions and through the Funding Advisory Committee (FAC).
What is FAC?
The Funding Advisory Committee (FAC) is made up of the two SAS treasurers, CLORGs Chair, Motley Assistant Head Manager, Student Investment Fund Officer at Large, two Senate members, and a Student Representative at Large. The FAC reviews and approves funding requests that fall outside the bounds of approved CLORG or SAS budgets.
What are the rules that guide FAC decisions?
How do you apply for FAC funding? What sorts of projects can be funded?
To apply for FAC funding, please fill out the Funding Request Form. Your request will then be reviewed by FAC (which convenes every Tuesday) and you will receive an email informing you of your funding status decision within 24 hours of said meeting. Keep in mind that you may be approved, but for a lesser amount that you requested. The email will indicate for how much money you have been approved. FAC does not grant events that have already happened.
How do I submit a reimbursement request?
In order to actually receive the money you requested, you will then need to fill out a FAC- SAS Reimbursement Form or reserve the SAS Debit Card.
How do I check out the debit card?
If you have an approved budget or have had a FAC request approved, you can use the SAS debit card to pay for purchases (instead of using your own money and requesting reimbursement). To use the debit card, follow the directions for adding your reservation on the Calendar. Direct questions to the SAS Treasurers.
How do CLORGs get funding for the following academic year?
In the spring, you must fill out a CLORG registration form in order to be registered with Scripps. CLORG registration forms are available in the SARLO office. You will then fill out a budget form that lists every event you plan to have that involves spending money. The more detailed you can be, the better! One or more representatives from the CLORG will attend the Scripps Budget Hearings (usually held on a Saturday in mid-April). Each CLORG has a 10 minute slot to talk about how they used the funds last year, plans for next year, and any important information regarding the CLORG’s proposed budget.
What other sources of funding besides FAC can I look for?
Have additional questions?
SAS Treasurers Chloe and Pippa can help!