Financial Studies, Reports and Guides

What Are We Advancing? Advancing Sustainability in Higher Education: Integration of the University and College Development Office

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"What Are We Advancing?" is a paper addressing funding for sustainability utilizing Advancement/Development offices, developed by Eileen Joseph through the Higher Education Associations Sustainability Consortium (HEASC) Fellows program.

The Green Initiative Fund 2012-2013 Annual Report

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The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) is the Campus Green Fund of the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley). TGIF provides funding, via grants, for projects that improve and support UC Berkeley's campus sustainability efforts. Their Annual Report details progress, projects and highlights of their activity from 2012-2013.

Campus Green Fund Index

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The Campus Green Fund Collaborative (CGFC) is a non-registered group of campus sustainability officers involved in coordinating and managing green funds on their respective campuses. It aims to share resources regarding the successes and challenges of starting, implementing, and managing green funds. The Campus Green Fund Index lists Campus Green Funds across the United States and provides basic information about each.


How-to Guide: Campus Green Fund Implementation

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This guide, developed by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and the Campus Green Funds Collaborative, outlines best practices and lessons learned in designing, managing, promoting, and evaluating campus green funds and their respective projects.


The Paid-from-Savings Guide to Green Existing Buildings

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This guide provides detailed information on how to leverage utility cost savings to fund comprehensive green building retrofits.  Developed by the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council and its founding sponsor United Technologies Corporation, this resource is available free to all educational institutions.

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