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How to Apply
Applications for 2013-2014 are now closed. Tune in next fall to get your green idea funded!
1. Come up with a great green idea!
You can work alone- but often the best projects will have many minds helping work out the details. Here are some great ideas you can start with:
- Alternative fuel vehicle
- Covered Bike Shelters (add more to previous BSF project)
- Greening Orientation
- Hand Driers
- Human powered exercise equipment
- Innovative recycling outreach
- Ridesharing software program
- Veggie Oil Powered Heat
- Stormwater Improvements to the landscape
- Water Filtration Systems in office
- Bottle Filling stations (add more to previous BSF project)
- Outdoor recycling bins
- Water bottles for Athletes
- Subsidize MBTA passes (T bus and Commuter Rail)
- Low flow fixtures to save water (toilets, faucets, showers)
- Renewable Energy Certificates
- Grey water system
- Reuse furniture/Surplus sharing system
2. Research your idea
Check out the resources available. Often there are details that will need to be addressed in order to ensure a successful proposal. You can talk with a BSF Co-Chair to get started or attend an info session.
3. Understand the Process:
Timeline for Fall 2013:
To Be Determined dates will be set by the end of September
- Info Sessions 10/23/13 @ 11am-12pm 313 SCC; 10/30/13 @ 10am-12pm 313 SCC
- Proposal Clinics Wednesday 11/6/13 @ 5pm-6pm in SCC, Thursday 11/7/13 @ 4pm-5pm in SCC
- Expression of Interest due 11/1/13
- Office Hours with BSF Co-Chairs TBD by appointment
- Formal Proposal due 11/15/13
- Board Operations Review Meeting TBD
- Final Application Due: 11/15/13
- Sustainability Fund Board Voting Meeting
- Notifications of Status Reports and Action Plan Meetings TBD