Sustainability, Equity, & Justice Fund - Get Involved

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The Sustainability, Equity, & Justice Fund Grant Program promotes sustainability by providing grants to create and implement projects that positively impact environmental, social, health, and economic practices on our campus and in our community.

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Now accepting new project ideas for next academic year

The Sustainability, Equity, & Justice Fund program offers funding to support new sustainability initiatives at WWU. The fund is available to Western students, staff, and faculty.

The SEJF staff is available to help project teams develop their sustainability ideas and support grant writing of all proposals that align with the mission of the program. Please email sejf@wwu.edu for more information about how you can apply for an SEJF grant.

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Apply for a Grant

Once you have an idea, gather a team, and start researching the feasibility and logistics of your idea. Go to the Apply page for more information on the application process.

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Join the Committee

This is the student, staff and faculty committee that allocates funding for Sustainable, Equity and Justice Fund projects. The Committee has student-at-large openings every year. You can find more information on the AS website.

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Join the Campus Sustainability Planning Studio

Do you have a really big project idea that needs some time to be developed? Sign up for the Campus Sustainability Planning Studio (CSPS) course through Huxley. This class revolves around forming a research team to help solve sustainability issues at Western and beyond. If you don’t have a SEJF grant proposal idea now, you can come up with one once in this class.

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Take the Campus Tour

Bring your friends and take this self-guided tour of the Sustainability, Equity, and Justice Fund projects on campus (it starts at the Rec Center and ends at the PAC). If you are interested in taking a tour with one of our employees please contact as.sustainablefund@wwu.edu