|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 1, 2011|
Tier2-1: Student-Managed SRI Fund
|0.25 / 0.25||
Does the institution have a student-managed socially responsible investment fund through which students are able to develop socially responsible investment skills and experience?:
A brief description of the student-managed SRI fund:
The Tufts Experimental College course, "Experimenting with Philanthropy” offers students the unique opportunity to serve as both grantwriter and grantmaker. This course teaches philanthropy while providing over $10,000 in grants to local non-profits that the students select.
The Experimental College has also offered courses such as "Future Philanthropists", in which students also participated in grantmaking, and in Microfinance, in which students studied and participated in microfinance investments.
The website URL where information about the fund is available:
A blog post describing the microfinance investment project is available at http://sites.tufts.edu/excollege/2011/03/28/from-medford-to-colombia/.
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