The Student Budgeting Committee (SBC) implemented funding cuts for student clubs after requests for the Fall 2023 semester equaled about 75 percent of the total SBC budget for the 2023-24 academic year. The cuts come after long-standing fiscal constraints in the 2022-2023
Affinity and religious groups at Swarthmore, like all student-led groups, receive funding through the Student Budgeting Committee (SBC). However, due to funding issues, student groups have had no choice but to comply with severe budget cuts and limit spending for club activities.
On Friday, Oct. 21, the Student Budgeting Committee (SBC) Board sent an email informing the Swarthmore community that the amount of money they have currently allocated to student clubs and organizations for the 2022-2023 academic year would put SBC into a deficit