Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.61
Liaison Makayla Bonney
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2020

STARS v2.2

Indiana University Bloomington
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Amanda Keene
Data Tracking Assistant
Sustain IU
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Innovation Fund

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

Year the institution’s sustainability projects fund was established:
2,016

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

Supported by the Provost, the Innovation Fund is a competitive grant program designed to capture the best ideas from faculty and staff that will advance operational sustainability and involve students throughout the project.


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

Evaluation of proposals are conducted through a two-stage process. Stage one includes review of letters of intent by Sustain IU and stage two includes and final decision by the Innovation Fund Review Committee. The Innovation Fund Review Committee is comprised of the following members: the Faculty Co-chair of the Campus Sustainability Advisory Board (CSAB); the Operations Co-chair of CSAB; University Director of Sustainability; IUB Provost (or designee); and the Vice President of Capital Planning and Facilities (or designee).


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