In addition to the New Venture Competition at UCI, there are many other on-campus and off-campus opportunities for students to receive funding, support, and mentorship for their social impact idea. Learn more below and explore whether these opportunities are right for you.


Small Change, Better World
Up to $3,000 in funding to support concrete, finite student projects. See application requirements, timelines, and more HERE.

Big Ideas @ Berkeley
Annual contest providing funding and support to interdisciplinary teams of students who have “big ideas.” Learn more and apply HERE.

Over $750,000 in funding will be available to select CGI U 2018 students to help them turn their ideas into action. Learn more and apply HERE.

E-Team grants for students working to commercialize their high-impact science and technology inventions. Learn more and apply HERE.