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The SIU Green Fund Project Grant

Every current SIU student, faculty, staff, or campus unit is eligible to apply for a Green Fund project grant. Awards are currently being granted once a year by the Green Fund Committee, which is composed of one faculty member, one staff member, and the three student members of the Sustainability Council.

The Green Fund supports advancing sustainability on our campus through research, efficient design, energy and waste reduction, aesthetic upgrades, and education and outreach. Do you have a great sustainability project idea? Please consider applying to the Green Fund! Information on previously funded Green Fund projects can be found on our Green Funded Projects page. 

Green Fund workshops are held in the spring and the fall and they are a great way to learn about the green fund proposal process. Our fall 2018 schedule will be determined soon.


One funding round will be held in the 2018/19 academic year with the deadline March 1, 2019. Our proposal form is currently being updated. Click here for an outdated version of the Green Fund proposal form, for reference. Note that this version will not be accepted in the 2019 funding round, but is currently here for informational purposes. Click here for the rubric the Green Fund Committee follows. Completed proposals should be emailed to

Workshops to support individuals working on proposals are scheduled throughout the year. See above and/or the "Key Dates" box on our home page for an updated schedule. See our FAQ page for more information on filling out the application, or contact us at


Awardees will be announced in April, at our annual Sustainability Celebration.

At least one representative from each awarded project must attend one of two mandatory workshops, usually held in May and June. Dates will be noted here when scheduled and/or included in the award notification.