The Office of the Treasurer
An Office of Treasurer shall be headed by the duly certified Treasurer. The Treasurer serves as the acting chief financial officer of student government, and as such, shall draft a budget for the President to submit to the Senate for ratification, shall maintain the USG Budget and the USG BCA reserves fund.
The Treasurer shall appropriate and allocate funds to duly chartered student organizations in accordance with the ratified budget for that fiscal year and shall initiate the transfer of any funds approved by an allocating body.
The Club Funding Council
The Club Funding Council has the power and duty to review and approve grant requests of $1,000 or less from any duly-chartered USG student organization. For grant requests of more than $1,000 from any duly-chartered USG student organization, the Executive Cabinet shall have the power and duty to approve a request upon the affirmative recommendation of the Council. The Council shall adhere to the Grant Approval Process established in the USG Bylaws and the CUNY Fiscal Accountability Guidelines.
The Council consists of six (6) undergraduate student members chaired by the Treasurer.
The Club Funding Council meets weekly. Grant requests need to be confirmed 24 hours before. This is an open meeting and anyone can attend.
2023-2024 USG Club Funding Council Members:
Haritha Lakshmanan (Clerk)
Temporary Grant Approval Committee
The Temporary Grant Approval Committee (TGAC) operates in emergency situations and during the following periods; Summer session, Winter session, Spring break, and when classes are not in session. It consists of the Treasurer, the President, and one member of the Club Funding Council chosen at their first meeting. The Committee shall adhere to the Grant Approval Process established in the USG Bylaws and the CUNY Fiscal Accountability Guidelines.
A Grant Request Form form shall be available online. The Treasurer shall convene meetings of the Club Funding Council so as to ensure the timely approval of grant requests. The Club Funding Council may attach such terms to approved grants as it sees necessary and proper. Grant requests shall not be approved for suspended organizations.