Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.20
Liaison David Heithaus
Submission Date Jan. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Kenyon College
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Sustainability Scholars 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:
2,020

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

The Sustainability Scholars Fund exists to provide material and financial support for a student/faculty team conducting sustainability/climate action work on campus. Projects range from refining our understanding of landscape-level carbon-sequestration efforts to designing solar PV-powered cooler trailers to prolong the shelf life of produce being transported to and from farmers markets.


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

Proposals are submitted by student-faculty teams and evaluated by Kenyon's Sustainability Steering Committee and members of the faculty engaged in other summer research or scholarship.


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