National Office Furniture has awarded The Brandeis Sustainability Fund the Gift of Inspiration for Education Environments, a prize which comes with $25,000!

As Brandeis Now reports, “Janna Cohen-Rosenthal ’03, a member of the Facilities services staff who serves as campus sustainability coordinator, applied for the National Office Furniture gift and says it “is a wonderful boost to the [BSF] program.””

The check presentation event for this award will be Tuesday Oct. 25 from 11:30-12:00 in the SCC Atrium. It will be a BIG CHECK, and a must see!!

Apply for the BSF NOW!!!

Past projects have included an Energy Building Dashboard and expanding the awesome Deisbikes program.

You can check out the BSF 2010-2011 Annual Report here.

Read below for more information on applying for a BSF grant, courtesy of Herbie Rosen, emphasis added by IMP.

The Brandeis Sustainability Fund was created by and for undergraduate students in 2010 to create a $50,000 fund for for innovative projects that cut energy use, reduce waste, promote sustainability in student life, and create a more environmentally friendly campus.

So now it’s time to GET FUNDED. GET YOUR IDEAS IN ACTION TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

In its second exciting year the Brandeis Sustainability Fund (BSF) is open to your ideas!

For inspiration and information check out last year’s funded projects- the 2010 Annual Report that has transparent data about exact spending and project plans. Past projects included a new Energy Building Dashboard, expanding DeisBikes, and more! If applying for a project isn’t your thing- you can still show your support for sustainability by earning a Certified Green Room- and using the projects like bikes and gardens!
Any BSF deadlines to consider?

Now is the time to get your idea or project funded and make a difference. Deadline to declare interest is Oct. 27 and writing the application Nov. 10 Learn more here! You can also attend a BSF open office hours session 5-6 on Wed. Oct. 26 in the SCC Atrium by the dashboard.

To schedule another time for help e-mail sustainability@brandeis.edu.

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