Co-Sponsorship Eligibility

a film screening

How to Request Event Support 

Public Scholarship and Engagement (PSE) is fostering a culture of engagement at UC Davis that increases the university’s impact through mutually-beneficial relationships that have local, regional, statewide, and global reach. We provide co-sponsorship funding for events that contribute to our vision of UC Davis research, teaching and learning that serves society and makes a positive difference in the world.

Events include but are not limited to: conferences, symposia, guest lectures, workshops, trainings, film screenings, performances, exhibits and other activities with a public scholarship and/or public engagement focus.

To be eligible for a PSE co-sponsorship:

  • You must be a registered student organization (RSO) and/or student, faculty of staff affiliated with a UC Davis college, school, department, center, institute or office
  • The program or event must be open to and inclusive of the whole UC Davis community
  • The program or event must align with the PSE’s mission and goals (please make clear how in your request form)

At this time, we are not able to co-sponsor community-led activities or individual pursuits. If you are eligible and considering applying, please read the descriptions below thoroughly and check the type of request which best fits your needs on the first page of the co-sponsorship request form. 

Marketing Co-sponsorship

Financial Co-sponsorship

Programming Co-sponsorship

Marketing assistance only. Includes website, Twitter, LinkedIn and/or PSE newsletter.

Both financial and marketing assistance. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, with a limited amount of funding available, so please apply early.

PSE support in planing and implementing the event. Facilitation of events and/or discussion of how to plan event, includes financial and marketing assistance.

1-2 week decision time.  We offer a maximum of $1,000. Requests for $250 or less will receive a response within two weeks. Larger requests may take up to a month. 1-2 month decision time, dependent on scope.

If you meet the eligibility criteria, please fill out our online Event Co-sponsorship Request Form. If approved for any of the cosponsorship types listed below, you may need to include the PSE logo on publicity materials, and provide us with relevant graphics and event information.

If you have questions about the form or our selection process, or are interested in discussing a collaboration with PSE that is more sustained that event co-sponsorship, please contact us

Request Event Co-Sponsorship