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Creating Positive Energy: Using Utility Rebates to Power Student-led Contributions to Society

  • Millersville University (PA)

In the spring of 2019, Millersville University established a Positive Energy Award Program in celebration of the first-year anniversary of the University's positive energy Lombardo Welcome Center. The Positive ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Harvard's Campus Sustainability Innovation Fund: Bringing Students, Faculty, and Staff Together

  • Harvard University (MA)

In 2016, Harvard University enhanced its Living Lab Initiative by launching the Campus Sustainability Innovation Fund. This fund supports projects that use Harvard's campus or the neighboring community as ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Student Approved Projects on Campus: What Could Go Wrong and What Could Go Right?

  • Western Michigan University (MI)

Like many universities, Western Michigan University has instituted a grant to fund student-led sustainable change on campus. What sets Western Michigan University apart, however, is that the allocations of these ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Bridge Building: Translating Green Fund Ideas into Practice

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

This networking session offers opportunities for Green Fund project partners to share experiences, ask questions, and connect with others engaged in campus Green Fund efforts. We welcome educators, students, facilities ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Connecting Endowment Investing, Experiential Education and Curriculum to Build a Sustainable Economy

  • Intentional Endowments Network (MA)

This session will discuss the growth of student-managed investment funds pursuing sustainable investing strategies, as well as the growth of sustainable investing curriculum development, highlighting current successful funds and courses ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Students and Staff: The Mutual Benefits of Connecting Student Groups and Sustainability Offices

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Student groups often are the driving force behind changes for sustainability on campus. Energized and empowered students can gain the attention of administrators and advocate for change which can be ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Creating and Maintaining Public Archives: Green Fund Website Redesign

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

With help from our Student Union Marketing Team, The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) at UC Berkeley has entirely rebuilt its website on a new platform, creating a public archive of ...

  • Posted Dec. 4, 2019
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Carver and DeLaney Sustainability Endowment

  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

The Carver and DeLaney Family Environmental Studies Endowment seeks to encourage and support student sustainability projects on the campus of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and/or the local community ...


Research & Innovation to Improve Small Wind Turbines

  • Clarkson University (NY)

Ducted Wind Turbine Research - A Clarkson University aeronautical engineering professor, Ken Visser, received assistance from students and the entire campus community to develop and commercialize a ducted wind turbine. The ...


How Students Can Achieve Campus Sustainability: The Sustainability Climate Initiative Fund

  • University of Utah (UT)

Edmond Andrews, the University of Utah Sustainability Climate Initiative Fund (SCIF) Manager, explains what SCIF is and how it works.

The Sustainable Campus Initiative Fund (SCIF) is the University of ...

  • Posted May 22, 2019
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Aggie Green Fund

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

Aggie Green Fund (AGF) is a funds granting program under the Office of Sustainability that invites sustainability ideas from all members of the University community (students, faculty, and staff) to ...


Hodgdon Hall Solar Panel Project

  • Tufts University (MA)

This project, spearheaded by the Tufts Energy Group, provides a real life educational experience to the campus community to learn about and use renewable energy in an accessible fashion. The ...

  • Posted March 1, 2019
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Central College Student Green Fund

  • Central College (IA)

What is Green Fund? The purpose of the Central College Student Green Fund is to promote innovative student projects that further the vision of sustainability at Central College.

Who can ...


Sustainable Energy Initiative

  • Western Carolina University (NC)

The WCU Sustainable Energy Initiative is a committee of students, faculty and staff advisers that are responsible for allocating money towards the implementation of renewable energy, energy efficiency improvements, research ...


CSB Green Fund

  • College of Saint Benedict (MN)

The CSB Green Fund is an annual fund that serves as a resource to support sustainability initiatives generated by students, faculty, staff, and the monastic community, benefiting the campus and ...


Green Revolving Fund

  • Drew University (NJ)

Grant from Jesse Ball duPont fund provided seed money and was matched by Drew for a total of $150,000 to start the fund. The green revolving fund provides a ...


Eagle Fund

  • Culver Academies (IN)

Student-managed Green Revolving Fund established in April 2018. Culver Academies is a college-prep high school in Indiana


Green Fund

  • College of Lake County (IL)

Established in 2017 with incentive rebates from the utilities for retrofitting light fixtures to LED and HVAC improvements.


Clean Energy Revolving Fund (Inactive)

  • Macalester College (MN)

The fund, active from 2006-2010, was one of the first funds of it's type in the country.


Sustainability Action Fund

  • Babson College (MA)

Donations to support sustainability and climate action on campus.


Green to Gold Fund

  • College of William & Mary (VA)

The Green to Gold Fund is a green revolving fund established in 2016 to reduce William & Mary's impact on the environment and to improve efficiency in ways that ...


Sustainability Microloan Fund

  • Yale University (CT)

The Sustainability Microloan Fund was created to encourage members of the Yale community — students, staff and faculty — to come up with creative ideas that will make the campus a little ...


Class of 1980 Student Project Fund Awards

  • Yale University (CT)

The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Class of 1980 has received the Association of Yale Alumni's School Volunteer Engagement and Leadership award for two funds that have ...


Social Choice Fund

  • Williams College (MA)

The Williams Social Choice Fund invests its gifts to the College in accordance with strict social and environmental investment criteria. Income generated from SCF investments provide unrestricted support for the ...


Sustainable Revolving Loan Fund (RLF)

  • Whitman College (WA)

The Whitman Sustainable Revolving Loan Fund (SRLF) is a $50,000 line of credit designated for campus improvements that significantly benefit Whitman's sustainability efforts by conserving resources and improving ...


WMU Green Revolving Fund

  • Western Michigan University (MI)

Western Michigan University has designed an innovative “Quasi-Revolving Fund” model that demonstrates the institution’s full commitment to incorporating sustainability into campus operations. The Quasi-Revolving Fund recaptures money from cost-savings ...


Green Fund

  • Western Kentucky University (KY)

Contributions to the fund will provide support in three principle areas: Green campus initiatives are physical projects and operational improvements to reduce the ecological footprint on campus. Curriculum redesign includes ...


Class of 1957 Green Fund

  • Wellesley College (MA)

The Class of 1957 Fund was established by the Class of 1957 to provide funding for initiatives designed to enhance sustainable practices at Wellesley, to reduce Wellesley's environmental impact ...


Kreitler Environmental Fund

  • Virginia Theological Seminary (VA)

The Kreitler Environmental Fund's mission is to empower clergy and the church with a strong environmental ethic in order to help conserve and preserve the environment. Once fully funded ...


Green RFP Program

  • Virginia Tech (VA)

The Request for Proposal for Sustainability Initiatives by Student Organizations (Green RFP Program), was established in 2010 to give students an opportunity to help make Virginia Tech a national leader ...


Green Revolving Loan Fund (GRLF)

  • Vermont Law School (VT)

The VLS Green Revolving Fund has been established with an anonymous donation of $200,000, as well as, a $50,000 contribution from the Vermont Law School Board of Trustees ...


Green Fund

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (WI)

The UW–Madison Green Fund supports student-initiated projects that reduce the environmental footprint and operating costs of on-campus facilities in the areas of solid waste, energy, and water conservation. The ...


Environmental Sustainability Fund

  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (WI)

The Environmental Affairs Committee oversees the Environmental Sustainability Fund.


Husky Green Award

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

In support of the University of Washington’s long-standing commitment to sustainability, the Husky Green Awards recognize exemplary achievement of an individual or team from the UW community who have ...


Campus Sustainability Fund

  • University of Victoria (BC)

Building on the success of the Revolving Sustainability Loan Fund (RSLF) the Campus Sustainability Fund empowers members of the university community to create stakeholder-driven projects that further the Sustainability Action ...


Revolving Sustainability Fund

  • University of Victoria (BC)

The Revolving Sustainability Loan Fund (RSLF) provides $250,000 to fund conservation projects on campus that provide a return on investment. The loans are paid back with the savings from ...


Energy Revolving Fund

  • University of Vermont (VT)

In February 2012 the University of Vermont became the thirty-fourth college in the nation to commit to the Sustainable Endowment Institute’s Billion Dollar Green Challenge, agreeing to establish a ...


Travel Support Grants

  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)

The Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact (ISGI) announces Travel Support Grants available to students, faculty and staff at UT Arlington working to enhance sustainability in the University’s affairs ...


Sustainability Speaker Grants

  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)

Sustainability Speaker Grants of up to $500 for one speaker is awarded to support engagement of speakers addressing sustainability and environmental stewardship. Speakers may address regularly scheduled academic colloquia, meetings ...


Faculty Fellowships on Sustainability in the Curriculum

  • University of Texas at Arlington (TX)

The Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact (ISGI) encourages faculty, student, and staff learning in sustainability through financial support opportunities like fellowships and grants through the Faculty Fellows program.


Sustainability Scholars Grant

  • University of St. Thomas (MN)

The Sustainability Scholars Grant program supports undergraduate students from any discipline who wish to complete a major research project focused on sustainability. These grants are designed to give students the ...


Green Revolving Fund

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Francis Dyke, former Vice President for Finance and Administration, signed the Billion Dollar Green Challenge on October 3, 2011 and committed the University of Oregon to creating its revolving loan ...


Green Loan Fund

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The Office of Sustainability manages a $2 million green loan fund for projects demonstrating a positive impact on environmental sustainability in campus buildings and operations. The Green Loan Fund is ...


Eco-Fund

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The Eco-Fund was created by the Class of 2008 Senior Class Gift and continues to grow thanks to alumni donations. The Eco-Fund provides small grants for programs that enhance sustainability ...


Revolving Energy Efficiency Fund (EEF)

  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

Launched in 2009 with a $650,000 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), UNH’s Energy Efficiency Fund (EEF) has already seen more than $500,000 in ...


Sustainable Green Fund

  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)

The Morris Sustainable Green Fund, launched in 2007, gives donors a way to support renewable energy projects on campus.


Green Revolving Fund

  • University of Minnesota, Duluth (MN)

The UMD Green Revolving Fund was established to invest in sustainable projects at UMD. Projects are intended to contribute to efforts to save energy and become a more sustainable campus ...


Small Scale Grant

  • University of Michigan (MI)

The Student Sustainability Initiative (SSI) Board advises the Graham Sustainability Institute on the distribution of its Small Scale Grants (up to $2,500), which are awarded to student groups seeking ...


Environmental Fellows Program Fund

  • University of Michigan (MI)

The Dow Chemical Company and the University of Michigan are partnering up to create a Sustainability Fellows Program, which Dow will finance to the tune of $10 million over a ...


Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund

  • University of Michigan (MI)

The Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund (PBSIF) offers grants of $5,000 to $50,000 for student-initiated projects that promote environmental sustainability on the University of Michigan Campus. This fund ...