Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.15
Liaison Ashley Woolman
Submission Date April 8, 2022

STARS v2.2

Western Colorado University
IN-40: Sustainability Projects Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Ashley Woolman
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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Name of the institution’s sustainability projects fund:
Sustainability Fund

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:

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

The Sustainability Fund Committee accepts proposals from students for projects that promote sustainability at Western Colorado University. The purpose of the sustainability fund is to provide Western students access to the financial resources needed to initiate projects that meet one or more of the following goals:

Support Western’s use of more sustainable and renewable energy,
Reduce unnecessary consumption of goods,
Increase reuse of usable goods and recycling of materials,
Promote the ethical stewardship of all resources and land on the Western Colorado University campus, and/or
Actively address issues to address to environmental justice.

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

The Sustainability Fund Committee approves or declines grant proposals. The committee is made up of faculty, staff, and students.

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

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