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SSC Grants

SSC offers two different grant options in support of student-driven sustainability projects. Read more about each option below, and please do not hesitate to reach out to us at if you are unsure about which grant is the right fit for your idea/project or with any other questions.

Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund (PBSIF)

Student Sustainability Coalition-awarded funding of up to $50,000 per semester for ambitious, student-initiated projects that reduce U-M's environmental footprint and promote a culture of sustainability on campus. PBSIF projects have a focus on creating a lasting impact on campus sustainability.

Applications are accepted midway through each semester, once per semester.

Learn more about PBSIF

Social and Environmental Sustainability (SES)

Funding of up to $2,500 in support of smaller-scale projects that advance environmental- and DEI&J-focused sustainability on campus, including events. Projects awarded funding through SES place an emphasis on the intersection of environmental sustainability and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Learn more about SES

Click here for a list of additional on-campus sources of funding for student projects.