Sustainability Fund Awards FastTrack Grants

The student-led NC State Sustainability Fund named 8 projects as recipients of mini-grants totaling $5,605. These FastTrack grants are available for students and registered student organizations to use during the Spring 2024 semester. 

Projects and upcoming events receiving grants this semester are:

  • Waste reduction art contest for students to redesign a campus waste sorting guide
  • TEDxNCState Talks to promote the global sustainable development goals
  • Art display in Talley Student Union to raise awareness about waste reduction 
  • Raised garden beds to showcase regenerative agricultural practices
  • Re-wilding a patch of turf grass on campus into a native prairie garden
  • Community bike, scooter and skate ride between Centennial and Main Campus to celebrate alternative forms of transportation
  • Gambian Girl Power mini library for a sister-school in Gambia
  • Food for Thought cooking class aimed a reducing food waste and promoting food equity on campus

The Sustainability Fund is accepting applications for its Fiscal Year 2025 Grants through Feb. 1. Approximately $155,000 is available for selected sustainability projects, which can be submitted by students, faculty or staff. Learn more and apply at