SAF FUND FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

SAF FUND FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

2022-2023 Application

Each semester, a portion of your Student Activity Fee (SAF) is set aside to cover projects that are initiated by and presented for Hunter students. At the beginning of each academic year, the Performing Arts Office accepts applications from students for performing arts projects for the Fall and Spring of the academic year. DEADLINE FOR THIS APPLICATION IS SEPTEMBER 28 BY 12NOON.

***WHO IS ELIGIBLE/NOT ELIGIBLE?***

a) You must be a currently registered Hunter undergraduate student.

b) You must submit a complete application form, and comply with the requirements in the application and contracting process. You may be asked by your department to attend an interview.

c) You must have a faculty advisor from either Dance, Film & Media, Music or Theatre in order to be considered.

***WHAT GETS FUNDED?***

a) Awards are determined by your department under supervision by the Performing Arts Office and the College Association.

b) Your project must be presented at least once at Hunter and be free to Hunter students.

c) Your proposal must be for a project that includes some aspect of theatre, dance, music, film, video and/or multimedia.

d) Costs that SAF funds may cover include space for performances; fees for professional artists, instructors, speakers, or performers; production costs such as sets, costumes, props, royalties, publicity, books and music.

***ADDITIONAL INFO***

a) You can only be funded once each academic year. PLEASE NOTE- Awards given in the fall are meant for the entire year unless you are graduating in the fall.

b) If you have defaulted on a previous obligation under this program, it will affect your current request. Items and equipment borrowed from departments must be returned or you will not be allowed to apply for the grant in additional years.

c) Grants awarded in this program are generally under $1,500 for Individuals and under $2,500 for Clubs. If your project will cost more than $1,500/$2,500, you need to know where the rest of the money will come from. The amount of the awards are determined by number of applicants and total amount available to award.

d) Juniors and seniors are generally favored when the number of applicants exceeds the amount in the fund.

e) Equipment and material purchases in excess of $100 belong to the College. After your project is completed, you must turn over any equipment and materials over $100 to your department.

f) You can not use this fund to pay a fee to a relative, fellow undergrad, or a member of the Hunter full-time faculty. Adjuncts and technicians can be paid.

g) If you are awarded based on a particular project, and then decide to change your project, it would need to be approved by the Performing Arts Office, your faculty advisor, and your department. No changes will be funded without this approval. Approval forms can be attained at the Performing Arts Office.

h) If you are awarded and then decide to NOT complete your project, please contact the Performing Arts Office regarding options.

DEADLINE FOR THIS APPLICATION IS SEPTEMBER 28 BY 12NOON.