Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.21
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date Sept. 19, 2022

STARS v2.2

Denison University
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Green Hill Fund

Which of the following best describes the primary source of funding for the sustainability projects fund?:
Hybrid

Year the institution’s sustainability projects fund was established:
2,011

A brief description of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:

The purpose of the Green Hill Fund's Sustainable Community Grants Program is to provide funding to implement innovative projects and ideas that enhance sustainability at Denison. It is made possible through the Green Hill Revolving Loan Fund and the John R. Hunting Environmental Venture Fund.


A brief description of the multi-stakeholder decision-making process used to determine which projects receive funding through the sustainability projects fund:

Selection Criteria
A project or idea does not necessarily need to fulfill all of the listed criteria; however, the following components will be considered in the selection process.
• Potential cost savings, return on investment and/or measurable benefit to the campus community through education and/or promotion of environmental sustainability
• Availability of grant funds
• Innovation
• Overall feasibility of the project/idea
• Positive impact on the broader campus community
• Potential to connect with coursework or research
• If applicable, willingness of nominator(s) to lead or be involved in the implementation of the project/idea.

Applications are reviewed by the Sustainability Director and the Director of Facilities and recommended projects go before the Campus Sustainability Committee for final approval.


Website URL where information about the sustainability projects fund is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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