Event co-sponsorship

About these awards

Co-Sponsorship funds Northwestern departments, programs, centers, and student groups hosting one-time events.

Funding details

The award provides one-time co-sponsorship of an event on contemporary international political, economic, and/or social issues.

The Buffett Institute will ordinarily contribute a maximum of one-third of an event's total budget.


The event must be organized Northwestern departments, programs, centers, and student groups. The events must have clear implications for contemporary international political, economic, and/or social issues.

  • We do not co-sponsor social events, concerts, or performances.
  • We do not accept applications from individual students, but we welcome applications from established student groups.

Application details 

Application deadline: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Apply online using the Buffett Institute FluidReview Application.