Guidelines

GUIDELINES FOR GRANT APPLICATION

(as of  November 13, 2015)

IMPORTANT: ONLY APPLICATIONS THAT SATISFY THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE  OICA ADVISORY BOARD FOR EVALUATION AND APPROVAL:

  1. Eligible applicants:
    a. Officially-recognized student organizations in UP Diliman
    b. Performing groups in UP Diliman
    c. Academic units of UP Diliman
    d. Administrative, academic and non-teaching associations in UP Diliman
    e. Various service units and offices in UP Diliman
    Note: Individuals or unrecognized groups are NOT eligible to apply;
  2. Only student organizations/units with NO pending obligations (unsettled grants, unsubmitted accomplishment reports) may apply for a grant;
  3. Only ONE GRANT per student organization/unit is allowed PER SEMESTER;
  4. The PROPONENT of the project should have a legal personality and should be affiliated with the student organization as its faculty adviser or with the unit as its unit head/dean/director;
  5. The proposal should be for an activity or project that can be evaluated for a specific UPD-OICA PROGRAM, i.e., Artist’s Support Program, Audience Development Program, Venue Development Program and Cultural Exchange Program (please refer to the program descriptions);
  6. Proposals for fund-raising projects and org. Membership inductions are not allowed;
  7. Support shall only be given to activities to be  staged/ undertaken within UP Diliman Campus, U.P.-Ayala TechnoHub and U.P. Town Center;
  8. Support shall only be given to activities that have the UP students/community as its main beneficiaries/audience/ participants;
  9. The proposed project/activity should not be a duplication of any existing or completed project; if at all related, it must complement the existing or completed project;
  10. Grants shall take the form of partial subsidy and shall not exceed the total project cost (Note: It is expected that the proposed    project can be co-financed by the organizers through their own funds or from other sources, UPD-OICA shall not be expected to bear the full cost of the activity/project);
  11. The proponent of the project should NOT request support from other funding institutions or agencies for the SAME EXPENSES requested from UPD-OICA;
  12. As much as possible projects (e.g. performances, exhibits, film showing and the like) shall be offered free to students. If tickets have to be sold, prices should be lower than regular market prices.