Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.70
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019

STARS v2.2

Utah State University
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Brhianna Malcolm
Engagement Coordinator
Center for Community-Engaged Learning
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Student Sustainability Grants

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

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

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

The Student Sustainability Grant helps fund student projects to help make the USU student body more environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. It’s a student-led campaign that gives every student on the Logan campus the opportunity to implement a sustainability project. Funding is available each semester for projects which impact energy use, waste, water use, green building, environmental education or other environmental considerations.
All USU undergraduate and graduate students on the Logan campus can apply for a grant. Proposals can be made by individuals or student teams; cross-disciplinary teams and projects are strongly encouraged.


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

Student representatives from each college and faculty and staff representatives from sustainability programs sit on the grant committee. The committee reviews and votes on funding grant applications.


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