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Submit a Proposal

Do you have an idea that could make Auraria more sustainable? Want to make it a reality? Thanks to the Sustainable Campus Program (SCP) student “green fee,” the Auraria Campus community has the ability to receive grant funding for sustainability projects on campus. The SCP is continually looking for projects to advance our sustainability efforts on campus in these seven categories: 

Renewable Energy
Energy Efficiency
Waste Diversion & Management 
Water Efficiency & Conservation
Education and Outreach 
Food & Gardens
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To submit a proposal for funding, please follow these steps: 

1. Review the process document which outlines the process and timeline for submitting a proposal to the SCP.
2. Schedule a meeting with an SCP adviser to discuss your ideas and gain support. Email to set up a meeting.
3. Submit your completed project proposal form. Please include as much information as possible.
4. We will review your proposal and be in touch with next steps!
* For extra support along the way, feel free to contact us with any questions at:


Clubs and Organizations:

  • Students for Sustainability: The Students for Sustainability Club is committed to promote dialogue and facilitate innovative projects to help transform the education and application of sustainable development within our community.
  • MSU Geography Club: The Geography Club seeks to spread awareness and understanding of geography as a discipline and a perspective. Geographers are contextual people who have a unique ability to take all different types of input and weave it together into something coherent. We strive to combine the physical/environmental aspects with the human aspects of our world to create policies and systems that work in harmony with both.
  • MSU Botany Club: The MSU Denver Botany Club strives to connect botany students, gardeners, green thumbs and anyone else who is interested in plants with like-minded peers and interesting, educational opportunities in the field of botany. 
  • MSU Environmental Science Organization (ESO)

Academic Programs Related to Sustainability: