About Funding Requests

The Confucius Institute at UC Davis will consider funding requests for activities or events in the following areas:

  • Food Science and Technology
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Chinese Arts & Culture
  • Chinese Culinary Arts

Application Procedure

1. Ensure you and your proposed project meet our eligibility requirements.

2. Complete and submit our funding application, including any attachments, if necessary. 

Eligibility

Projects must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered. Please note that we receive many requests for funding and meeting the eligible topics and projects does not guarantee funding.

Eligibile topics include:

  • Food Science and Technology, or a closely-related field
  • Viticulture and Enology, or a closely-related field
  • Chinese Arts & Culture
  • Chinese Culinary Arts
  • Tea

Eligible projects include:

  • A lecture, symposium, colloquium, or conference
  • culinary demonstration, project, festival, or other activity
  • Chinese cultural demonstration, project, festival, or other activity

Timeline

  • Funding applications are accepted year-round.
  • Applications are normally reviewed within 1 month of being submitted.
  • If approved, funding normally takes 8-12 weeks to transfer.
  • Funding applications will not be reviewed between December 1-31.