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Need funding for your sustainable project?
The GIFT Grant Allocation Committee has $30,000 to award to green initiatives at the University of Virginia.
The Green Initiative Funding Tomorrow (GIFT) Grant has $30,000 for sustainable initiatives around grounds.  Any student, student organization, faculty, or staff member can apply, and multiple grants will be awarded.  To learn more about GIFT and how to apply for funding, attend our upcoming information session on Monday, October 20th at 8:00 pm in the South Meeting Room in Newcomb Hall. Christian’s pizza will be provided! Grant applications are due by November 14th, and can be found at E-mail completed grant applications and any questions to Story Hinckley (



The Green Initiative Funding Tomorrow (GIFT) Grant Allocation Program is a new way to secure financial support for sustainable initiatives around grounds.  The Grant Committee has been given the responsibility of distributing $30,000 per year for sustainable initiatives at the University of Virginia. Any University member may apply for funds, including individual students, faculty or staff, and student organizations, and projects must include student participation.  Multiple projects are funded each year.  Check out GIFT’s Proposal Criteria below.

Congratulations to the GIFT Grant recipients for the 2013-2014 application round:

- Community Garden Composting

- Bike Lights Distribution

- Zero Waste Athletics

- Retrofit Drinking Fountains

- Refreshing First Coffee

- Newcomb Composting

- Hereford Rain Garden

- Redefining Transportation

More GIFT Information

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Take a look the past projects from the 2011-2012 GIFT Grant and the projects from the 2012-2013 GIFT Grant!

Check out an interview with a past GIFT Grant recipient!

Your GIFT project could be a front page story! Check out past articles about GIFT in the news!

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