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Example Green Fee Proposal Outline

This outline is encouraged, but not required. Green Fee projects vary so greatly that some may require additional components while others will need to exclude sections. Please adapt this to your needs to create the most comprehensive proposal possible. If you have any questions, please contact Office of Sustainability at [[sustain]].

  • Completed Cover Sheet found on Submit a Proposal page
  • Project Summary
    • Current conditions and background
    • Project description
    • Initiative goals
    • Relationship of your project to the promotion of a culture of sustainability or to the promotion of sustainable practices at the College.
    • Expected results and returns
    • Potential risks or uncertainties
    • Contingency strategy
  • Project Budget
    • Expenses
      • One time expenses
      • On-going expenses
      • Specific vendors, quotes, website links and pictures)
    • Available external grants/gifts
    • Expected returns/outputs of project (if monetary)
  • Project Metrics
    • Cost/resources saved
    • Persons impacted by project
    • Personnel involved
    • Key assumptions
  • Project Timeline
    • Duration of project
    • Estimated project phases/benchmarks
    • Target goals/milestones
    • Long term plan and responsibilities