Special Morale & Welfare (SM&W)

SM&W Funds are Nonappropriated (NAF) dollars that are used to contribute to the overall morale and welfare of the military community. Expenditures must be conservative, be in the best interest of the Air Force, and benefit the military community. SM&W funds may not be combined with UNITE Funds.

All requests must be approved in advance

Scott AFB SM&W funds only support:


Active Duty and DoD Civilians both qualify for SM&W funds. NTE $3 PP up to a max of $50.00.

Change of Command

Receptions following change of command ceremonies for incoming G-series order commanders are authorized. Limitations are for: Unified/Major Command, $2000; Wings, AFCA, 618 TACC, $1000; Groups, $500; and Squadrons, $250. Receptions for the outgoing commanders are not authorized SM&W funds. NTE $3 PP up to a max of authorized amount.

Commander’s Calls

Commander’s on G-Series orders may hold a commander’s call once a quarter. Limitations are $500 Wing, $300 Group, and $200 Squadron. NTE $3 PP up to a max of authorized amount.

Newcomers Orientation

Expenditures for incoming Government personnel that the commander personally approves. NTE $3 PP.

All SM&W requests will not exceed $3 per person, not to exceed authorized limits.

The funds can be used on: Light Refreshments

  • Yogurts
  • Fruit/Vegetable Trays
  • Cookies
  • Muffins
  • Pastries
  • Cheese & Cracker Trays (no meat)
  • Chips & Dips
  • Bagels
  • Pretzels
  • Cake
  • Nonalcoholic beverages (i.e. coffee, tea, milk, juice, punch, soft drinks, and water)
  • Disposable serving ware (e.g. paper napkins, disposable cutlery/plates/bowls/cups)

To submit for funds:

An electronic AMC IMT Form 37 request for SM&W Funds providing the details of the specific function should be submitted to the 375 FSS/FSR org box e-mail box at 375FSS.FSR@us.af.mil.

The request is required to be initiated a minimum of two weeks in advance of the function. All requests must be approved in advance or there will be no reimbursement of funds. Organizations should not make purchases until they have received an approved copy of the request.

*Once an approval is granted, an email will be sent with detailed instructions on reimbursement procedures. Please read thoroughly.