NYU students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to propose campus sustainability initiatives or social-entrepreneurial ventures for up to $20,000 in funding for project costs and student assistance.
NYU Green Grants are selected by a committee of students, staff, and faculty, which reviews proposals for funding on a monthly basis. Before submitting proposals, applicants are encouraged to submit Expressions of Interest so that our staff may assist them in developing full proposals.
NYU Green Grants are awarded to improve the university’s operational environmental performance, foster environmental literacy and community engagement, advance applied research and design, and demonstrate the viability of best practices and technologies for sustainability. The Selection Committee awards grants for the most feasible, impactful, and innovative projects that have potential for institutionalization on campus or self-sustainment. Green Grants should explore one or more of the following categories: