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Green Fund Application

Applications for the Green Fund 2022 - 23 cycle opened on April 15, 2022 and are due on October 1, 2022. Check out the application template below for specific directions for completing and submitting your project proposal.

Timeline for the 2022-23 Application Process

  • Application opens April 15th, 2022.
  • By October 1st, 2022 at 11:59pm, interested parties will submit the initial idea submission form.
  • The Green Fund committee reviews all the proposals for duplicates, redundancy, and any unattainable ideas (e.g. putting a wind turbine on a building that has known structural issues). The committee will vote on whether to advance each project to the next round of the application process.
  • All proposed projects are posted to this website for public viewing.
  • By October 15th, applicants will know whether their project is advancing to the next round. Applicants may be asked clarifying questions or provided with feedback to help refine their idea.
  • Applicants that are asked to submit answers to clarifying questions from the selection committee must do so by October 22nd at 11:59pm EST. The committee will then vote on whether each project will advance to the next stage. The next stage includes submitting a detailed revised project proposal.
  • All projects invited to submit a revised proposal must complete and submit them by November 18th at 11:59pm.
  • Ideas that are chosen to move to the final stage will be notified by December 1st. Between this and the final stage, the committee may ask further clarifying questions.
  • Those selected to advance to the final stage will be asked to present their project in front of the committee and the Tufts Community in early December.
  • Depending on the funding requested, one or more finalists will be selected. All funding decisions will be made by the mid-December.

Green Fund Information Session Slides

Click on the image below to download the 2021-22 Green Fund Informational Meeting PDF. Please note dates and details may change for the current funding cycle.

Alternatively, you can also view the recording of the session here to learn more about the application process and previously supported projects.

Tips and Tricks for Applying to the Green Fund

Click on the image below to download the "Tips and Tricks for Green Fund Applications" PDF.

Interested in learning more? Please watch the 2021-22 Green Fund Information Session (please note details may change), email greenfund@tufts.edu with questions, or visit the General Information Green Fund Page.