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Build a Better Wittenberg (BABW)

The purpose of Build a Better Wittenberg (BABW) is to promote student engagement beyond student organizations, which is central to creating a sense of community and important educational experiences beyond the classroom. BABW fund aims to provide funding for projects and programs which: help foster a relationship between Wittenberg's campus and the surrounding community; offer financial support to detailed strategies in order to further enhance life on campus; encourage cooperative initiatives with local organizations; offer an alternative to Tiger Fund for individuals or groups affiliated with Wittenberg University.

BABW is intended for students, staff, and faculty interested in obtaining funding for a project or program. BABW will distribute funds from a rolling account which is annually determined by Student Senate.

Proposal Criteria:

  • An itemized, anticipated budget
  • Large anticipated interest from student body
  • Potential to maintain a strong trend toward community building initiatives¬†at Wittenberg University
  • Direct student involvement in the project or program planning

Special consideration will be given to projects that:

  • Advance high impact practices that reinforce the educational experience
  • Attract and enlist the participation of high capability students
  • Have great potential for the personal growth of participants
  • Incorporate academic and professional skills necessary for successful transitions to life beyond college
  • Foster welcoming and inclusive environments for community interaction

To Apply:

Applications for funding must be received 48 hours prior to the hearing date via the Wufoo form below. In addition, applicants will be contacted following submission of the application to schedule time for their hearing. All hearings will be held in the Student Senate Office, located on the lower level of Shouvlin Center, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm on the dates listed below.

Email questions or concerns to Student Senate Vice President Danny O'Nan at

Fall 2018 Hearing Dates

    August 29
    September 26
    October 24
    November 14

    Interested in applying for Build a Better Wittenberg Funds? Click here: BABW Application


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