Project Criteria

GRF projects should relate to the main criteria of; reduction of environmental impact, enhancing the student experience, providing innovation, risk reduction and demonstration of social and/or community responsibility.

Eligible projects include ones that:

  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Reduce energy use
  • Reduce water use
  • Reduce pollutants
  • Improve operations
  • Educate occupants
  • Install renewable energy

The application should address the relevant non-financial information above, and include as much of the following financial information as you can provide:

  • Initial cash investment required
  • Useful life of the project
  • Annual costs avoided (gross savings) and/or revenues generated over the life of the project

This information will allow the GRFC to rate projects. The GRFC may request additional information about shortlisted projects.

How to apply

Applicants are encouraged to contact the GRFC when starting the process of applying to address any questions. Please email greenfund@carleton.ca.

Once any questions have been addressed, fill out the application form.