The University of Washington is delighted to announce that the Green Seed Fund will be accepting proposals beginning October 22. The Green Seed Fund is a grant opportunity for sustainability-focused research projects and seeks to engage the UW community in research that advances sustainability on campus and beyond. Successful grant proposals will use the campus as a living, learning laboratory and help the UW find solutions to the most pressing environmental issues.
*Links and more information: http://green.uw.edu/green-seed-fund
Green Seed Fund Facts:
*Proposals may be submitted beginning at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 and will close at 5:00 p.m. Pacific time on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
*Grants are open to UW Seattle, Bothell, Tacoma and affiliated field stations, as well as UW Medical Center, and Harborview.
*Research teams are required to include at minimum a faculty, student and staff member.
*Approximately $250,000 of funding is available for Fiscal Year 2014-2015; the average award will be $25,000-75,000.
*Projects should be approximately one year in duration and should not exceed two years.
*Applicants will also be required to provide letters of support from any campus unit potentially impacted by the proposed scope.
*2013-2014 Green Seed Fund teams will present posters at the Sustainability Summit as part of the SustainableUW Festival in Alder Hall October 22 from 4-7 p.m.: http://green.uw.edu/festival
Other sustainability news of interest:
*Celebrate sustainability efforts at the University of Washington during the week-long SustainableUW Festival! Held October 20-25, the festival recognizes environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts across the University of Washington, highlighting contributions and leadership efforts across campus and providing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved.
*A central part of the festival will be the Sustainability Summit on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, which is national Campus Sustainability Day. This includes a vendor fair on Red Square during the day, and the Sustainability Summit speakers and poster session in Alder Hall from 4-7 p.m. Full event listing: http://green.uw.edu/sustainable-festival-2014/events.
Lisa Graumlich, Dean, College of the Environment and Chair, The
Environmental Stewardship Committee
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