Office of Sustainability

Brandeis Sustainability Fund

The Brandeis Sustainability Fund provides financial support to Brandeis undergraduate students willing to undertake projects and/or activities to improve Brandeis’ environmental sustainability efforts.

Recognizing the importance of environmental stewardship for the future of Brandeis University and the larger global community, this fund provides a student-driven funding mechanism that allows undergraduate engagement in the efforts to improve Brandeis’s overall environmental legacy. In time, the fund will enable Brandeis to actively pursue a more sustainable future for our campus and the community we live in, positioning the university as a leader in environmental sustainability.

Information for Applicants

 Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students may apply at any time. Download the application.

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Grants in Action

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'Flip the Switch' app designed to save energy on campus

A group of Brandeis undergraduate students is developing a tool that puts energy saving in the palm of your hand.

Rabeya Hussaini '20, Miranda Lassar '20, Xinran Xin '20, Bec Sheinkopf '18, James Formigli '18, Lindsay Weiner '18, Ben Humbert '17 and Andrew Elmers '16 are the creators of Flip the Switch, a mobile application tailor-made for the Brandeis campus that allows users to turn off lights in academic buildings using WiFi.

Read more at BrandeisNow