Sustainability Funding Opportunities

UBC has a variety of funding opportunities available to students, staff, faculty, and residents for initiatives supporting environmental and social sustainability.

Sustainability Projects Fund

The Sustainability Projects Fund​ provides funding to student-led projects that reduce the ecological footprint of UBC students and their campus.

AMS Innovative Projects Fund

The AMS Innovative Projects Fund provides funding for students, faculty and staff working on projects that benefit a significant number of students, developing campus community.

Equity Enhancement Fund

The Equity Enhancement Fund supports community-based initiatives that enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion at UBC.

Green Labs Fund

The Green Labs Fund provides funding to members of the research community to reduce the environmental impact of labs and research activities at both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses.

Healthy Workplace Initiatives Program Fund

The Healthy Workplace Initiatives Program Fund is an annual fund available to UBC departments and units to support grassroots activities that promote wellbeing in the workplace.

Interdisciplinary Education Grant

The UBC Sustainability Initiative (USI) Interdisciplinary Education Grant Program provides support to small teams of faculty members to design and build interdisciplinary sustainability curricula.

UBC Student Environment Centre Fund

The UBC Student Environment Centre Fund provides funding for student-led grassroots projects on sustainability or environmental issues.

UBC Sustainability Revolving Loan Fund

The UBC Sustainability Revolving Loan Fund provides a minimum loan of $10,000 for projects that reduce consumption of energy, water or other resources – supporting UBC’s sustainability goals.

UTown @ UBC Community Grants

UTown@UBC Community Grants award up to $1,000 for projects that foster community building and connectedness on campus or in the Musqueam community.

Workplace Sustainability Fund

The Workplace Sustainability Fund awards UBC Sustainability Coordinators with up to $1,000 to support sustainability initiatives in their units.