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Request for Proposals

GCSO 2019 Grant Program


Approximately $500,000 USD is available in 2019 to fund projects that implement and scale sustainability solutions.

Submission Guidelines: The project must implement and/or scale a fully developed solution, and engage an implementer (e.g. government, NGO, school, industry). Projects are required to include the collaboration of two or more GCSO member universities.

Eligibility: Faculty, staff and researchers of are eligible to apply.

Process and Deadlines: The proposal process will be conducted in two stages: Stage 1. Submission of an initial Letter of Intent (LOI); and, Stage 2. Submission of a Full Proposal (by invitation only). Awards will be announced in June 2019. Projects must begin no later than September 1, 2019 and be completed by August 2020.

    Stage 1. Letter of Intent (Required): Interested applicants submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) by 5:00pm MST on March 8, 2019 via InfoReady (online platform will open January 1, 2019). Alternate submission methods will not be considered.

    Stage 2. Invited Full Proposals: Full Proposals are due via InfoReady by 5:00pm MST on April 30, 2019.

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