Get Funding for Your Tech Project or Event to Solve Societal Challenges!

The CITRIS and the Banatao Institute Tech for Social Good Program provides funding and support for UCSC student-led projects and events that explore technology-based solutions to significant societal challenges.

Teams of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students are encouraged to apply for up to $5000 to support projects and up to $1000 to support events and programming. Applications are open now, with a project deadline of November 30, 2022.

If you are interested in developing a technology for social good, please visit the Technology Development Track for more information.  

If you are interested in applying for funding to support a student-led event or programming that promotes technology for social good, please visit the Student-Led Events Track for more information.

Information and matchmaking sessions for students – plus staff and faculty working with students they feel would be interested – will be held via Zoom on:

·Tuesday, October 18th, 2021 from 12:15 – 1:00 pm – RSVP here:

·Tuesday, October 25th, 2021 from 5:15 – 6:00 pm – RSVP here: