Funding Requests

About Funding Requests

The Confucius Institute at UC Davis will consider co-sponsoring events of non-profit organizations in the following areas:

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

 

Application Procedure

1. Ensure your proposed project meets our eligibility requirements as defined below.

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

 

Eligibility

Projects must meet the following requirements to be considered. Please note that we receive many requests for funding every year and not all requests can be supported. Meeting the eligibility requirements for topics and projects does not guarantee funding.

Eligible 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 event
  • Chinese cultural demonstration, project, festival, or other event

 

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 be processed.