Tangible Change was formed in 1999 to allow student leaders to come together
and create events that enliven the Penn community. The committee aims to
foster community-building within the University’s
undergraduate population by funding collaborative events that promote
interaction among disparate audiences.
Unlike other campus funding sources, Tangible Change receives its funding
directly from the Vice Provost for
University Life. Because of our direct affiliation with VPUL, we have
both more discretion in our funding decisions and freedom from the political
mandates imposed by student government groups. In the 2011-2012 academic year, Tangible Change awarded over $40,000 to more than 33
The Fall 2013 Co-Chairs are Natalia Lladó Calderón and Rachel Bernard. They can be reached at email@example.com.
In Spring 2013, all meetings will take place in the LGBT Center on Sundays at
4 PM. Please plan around our schedule when preparing your funding
• January 27, 4-5:30pm
• February 3, 4-5:30pm
• February 17, 4-5:30pm
• March 17, 4-5:30pm
• March 31,
• April 21, 4-5:30pm
Tangible Change is composed of representatives from student government
branches, umbrella organizations, and other student groups that have
event-planning experience and knowledge of university resources. Currently,
Tangible Change includes representatives from the following organizations:
• Asian Pacific Student Coalition (APSC)
• Assembly of International Students (AIS)
• Civic House Associates Coalition (CHAC)
• Freshman Class Board
• Interfraternity Council (IFC)
• Junior Class Board
• Kite & Key Society
• Lambda Alliance
• Latino Coalition (LC)
• Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)
• Panhellenic Council
• Penn Consortium of Undergraduate Women (PCUW)
• Penn Political
• Performing Arts
• Programs in Religion, Interfaith, and
Spirituality Matters (PRISM)
• Senior Class Board
• Social Planning and Events Committee (SPEC)
• Sophomore Class Board
• Student Athletes Advisory Board (SAAC)
• Student Activities Council (SAC)
• Undergraduate Assembly (UA)
• United Minorities Council (UMC)
Tangible Change does not fund parties, closed
events, speaker’s events, fundraisers or events at which alcohol is present.
Tangible Change only funds events hosted in
collaboration by student groups or events that specifically
reach out to different segments of Penn’s undergraduate community.
Collaborating organizations are expected to be equal partners in the planning
of an event.
Tangible Change expects that proposal coordinators
have already searched for other funding resources by the time of the
Tangible Change reviews itemized budgets on a
Tangible Change reserves the right to refuse
proposals by organizations who are major sponsors of
two or more Tangible Change-funded proposals from the same academic year.
All publicity materials of programming
co-sponsored by Tangible Change must bear the Tangible Change name and
logo. Download the logo as a printable .eps
file here: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/tchange/logo.eps.
Tangible Change does not fund retroactively.