Sustainability

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The Green Initiative Fund Student Fee

In 2014, a group of students successfully requested a five dollar per student per semester fee that would go towards environmentally sustainable causes at UNCW.

The mission of The Green Initiative Fund is to finance research, promote sustainable practice and encourage student leadership, while fostering an attractive, functional, sustainable, and safe campus. Endowment of a student The Green Initiative Fund will empower students, faculty, staff, and administration at the University of North Carolina Wilmington to actively participate in to the global movement for a sustainable future.

As a student-sponsored fund explicitly designated to stimulate sustainability projects at UNCW, The Green Initiative Fund will provide funding for  0.75 FTE Sustainability Coordinator and finance projects that represent the student body’s goals and the University’s plans for a sustainable future including, but not limited to, energy efficiency, renewable energy, water conservation, storm water management, waste reduction, and sustainability research.

ACCEPTABLE USAGE OF THE GREEN INITIATIVE FUND BUDGET

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                            TGIF Mini-Grants

 

 

 

 

 

                  Sustainability Peer Educators

 

 

 

 

UNACCEPTABLE USE OF THE GREEN INITIATIVE FUND BUDGET

  • Fossil Fuels (excluding travel)
  • Non-renewable Resources
  • Renewable Energy tags/offsets
  • Budget Shortfalls
  • Food purchases
  • Stipends for non-UNCW students or personnel

Please contact Kat Pohlman with questions.


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