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Current Grants

During 2020-2021, the U of I Sustainability Center awarded funding for four student-led sustainability projects, totaling $6,695. Since its inception in 2006, the program has awarded more than $164,000 to increasing sustainability on campus and the community.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, visit our How to Apply page.

This Year's Grants

Amount: $983
Granted to: Addie White
Project Description: Addie White, a senior in biological engineering, was awarded $983 to conduct an aluminum recycling competition among the Greek houses. This project will introduce U of I students in the Greek community to the practice of recycling and to reduce the amount of aluminum cans entering the landfill.

Current Status: In Progress.

Amount: $783
Granted to: Ellie Hafer
Project Description: Ellie Hafer, a freshman in the school of Apparel, Textiles and Design, was awarded $783 to build and install recycling bins for scrap fabric and paper in the ATD Department’s design studios. These bins will reduce the amount of reusable material entering the waste stream and will educate students about textile sustainability.

Current Status: In Progress.

Amount: $2,200
Granted to: Beth Hoots and Natalie Wiley
Project Description: Beth Hoots and Natalie Wiley, who are both seniors in Ecology and Conservation Biology, were awarded $2,200 to install Smart energy meters in 5 fraternity and sorority houses. These will be used to host an energy use competition between the houses that will incentivize them to reduce their energy consumption.

Current Status: In Progress.

Amount: $2,728
Granted to: Annika Esau
Project Description: Annika Esau, a senior in computer science, was awarded $2,728 to replace a 12,500 square foot section of lawn grass in front of the Hartung Theater with a drought tolerant grass. This new grass requires less mowing and watering, reducing our campus water use and carbon footprint.

Current Status: In Progress.

U of I Sustainability Center

Physical Address:
Idaho Student Union Building Room 302
Moscow Campus

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2535
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2535

Phone: 208-885-0125


Web: Sustainability Center