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The Opportunity Grant (NYC)

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If you had $50,000 to fund a unique, innovative event for the University community, how would you spend it? Attend an information session to learn more about the Opportunity Grant, with more than $600,000 in funds available, on March 23 in NYC.

Leave your legacy at Pace!

The 2014–2015 Student Government Association (SGA) is giving full-time undergraduate Pace NYC students the “opportunity” to submit an Opportunity Grant proposal during this academic year. The Opportunity Grant is a funding source that comes from the excess Student Activities Fee (SAF) funding account, which currently totals approximately $600,000. The purpose of the grant is to encourage and to assist undergraduate students with events and projects for the enrichment of the Pace University Community. 

Under the leadership of the Budget Allocation Council (BAC), a council within the Student Government Association, all submissions must follow the revised and updated Opportunity Grant guidelines as modified by BAC. Each requestor can request up to $50,000 but each budget request must thoroughly outline the breakdown of costs as well as the planning process behind each proposal.

The deadline to submit a proposal is March 24, and requestors must submit proposals to the Budget Allocation Council via e-mail to

Interested in learning more about the Opportunity Grant? Stop by near the Library during the week of March 9 or go to an info session on Monday, March 23 at 12:10 p.m. in Room W511 in One Pace Plaza.