Friday, January 30, 2015

Announcement: 2014-2015 Carbon Fund Projects!

Congratulations to the projects that have received funding for the year of 2014-2015! We've funded over $150,000 in projects this year! The process began in November with the abstract applications, in which each of the following 7 projects were funded up to $5000.

Increasing Compost Education
Sustainable Commercial Export Packaging For Zero Motorcycles
Walk to Class Challenge Day: Year 2
Santa Cruz High Garden Renaissance
Development of a Versatile Microbial Fuel Cell
Green Field Trips to the Santa Cruz Wharf
Digging Deeper in the Harbor High Grow Quad

For projects requesting over $5000, the second phase of the application process happened in January. Applicants submitted macro-grant applications, and the following 11 projects received further funding.  

Pathway Lighting Retrofit
Water and Energy Efficient Steamers in Campus Dining Halls
Fleet Services Electric Vehicle Upgrade Project
The UCSC Bike Library
Green Labs Equipment Fund
Cowell/Stevenson Dining Hall: Water and Energy-Efficient Dish Machine Replacement
Reducing GHG Emissions by Greatly Reducing 2-Stroke Leaf Blowers on Campus
Microscopy Facility LED Light Source Upgrade
Arboretum Bioponics
Ecotopia House

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