Group Funding

Six grant-giving institutions at Harvard accept a Common Grant Application for group funding. Grantees that can be accessed through this application include the Harvard Undergraduate Council, Ann Radcliffe Trust, BGLTQ Student Life Programming, Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, Office for the Arts, Student Activity Office, and the President's Public Service Fund (see below).

There are several other grant sources available to groups on campus at Harvard. Please click on the links below to download grant applications and instructions.

 

Title Description Eligibility Award Sponsor
President's Public Service Fund Operating Grant The President’s Public Service Fund was created in 1985 to support a broad range of undergraduate public service activities designed to benefit individuals or groups in the larger community beyond the campus. Awards are for public service activities that benefit the larger community, with preference to those providing dir ect service in the Greater Boston/Camrbidge area. Proposals accepted only in Spring semester. Please check for release of Request for Propsoals (RFP).  Applications accepted only in late Spring semester. PBHA or PSN programs are only eligible.  Please work with your staff advisors at PBHA and PSN to complete these applications. Varies

The President's Public Service Fund

PPSF Project Grant - Common Grant ApplicationPPSF Project Grant (Common Application) The President’s Public Service Fund was created in 1985 to support a broad range of undergraduate public service activities designed to benefit individuals or groups in the larger community beyond the campus. Awards are for public service activities that benefit the larger community, with preference to those providing direct service in the Greater Boston/Cambridge area. Conference funding is not encouraged. Proposals accepted on a rolling basis. Please complete the Common Grant app AND the Supplemental Application below. All recognized student groups are eligible at Harvard College. (Apply at least 4 weeks before the date of your project. If your program received a PPSF-Operating Grant, it is not eligible for funding.)  $500 The President's Public Service Fund
PPSF Project Grant Supplement Application The President’s Public Service Fund was created in 1985 to support a broad range of undergraduate public service activities designed to benefit individuals or groups in the larger community beyond the campus. Awards are for public service activities that benefit the larger community, with preference to those providing direct service in the Greater Boston/Cambridge area. Conference funding is not encouraged. Proposals accepted on a rolling basis. Complete this supplement application AND the Common Grant. All recognized student groups are eligible.  Harvard College students. Apply at least 4 weeks before the date of your project; if your program received a PPSF-Operating Grant, it is not eligible for funding. Go see your DoP.  $500 The President's Public Service Fund
PPSF Project Grant REPORT The President’s Public Service Fund was created in 1985 to support a broad range of undergraduate public service activities designed to benefit individuals or groups in the larger community beyond the campus. Awards are for public service activities that benefit the larger community, with preference to those providing direct service in the Greater Boston/Cambridge area. FInal reports due within two weeks of completion of project.  This is due upon completion of your PPSF funded project. $NA The President's Public Service Fund
The COOP Public Service Grant for Harvard College The Harvard COOP,  continuing its tradition of contributions to the community, has awarded money to Phillips Brooks House for redistribution to undergraduate public service organizations providing direct services to low-income communities in the Cambridge-Boston area. Request for Propsoals (RFP) are released in the spring.  Harvard College students $750 Harvard COOP
The Memorial Church Thanks to the generous offerings of its parishioners, the Memorial Church is proud to support the work of non-profit charity organizations that serve the communities of the Greater Boston Area through its Community Grants Program. Request for Propsoals (RFP). is released in December. Registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization Varies Harvard Memorial Church
The Weatherhead Center The Weatherhead Center offers Harvard College undergraduates financial resources to independently organize programs that address their interests relating to international, transnational, global, and comparative national issues and may address contemporary or historical topics, including rigorous policy analysis, as well as the study of specific countries and regions outside the United States. Harvard College students $1,000  Harvard Weatherhead Center
         

Contact the Department Administrator of the Phillips Brooks House Center for Public Service and Engaged Scholarship for more information at publicservice@fas.harvard.edu