Q: What is TGIF?

A:  TGIF stands for The Green Initiative Fund and was created after    a student referendum raised student fees roughly $1.60

Q: What can/cannot fund?

A: TGIF cannot fund, labor, travel, or events. Only materials for self-sustaining projects. Projects are intended to make UCSD more sustainable, whether environmentally, or socially.

Q: Who can apply?

A: Because these funds are allocated from undergraduate students fees, all projects must be rooted in undergraduate student involvement.

Q: When can I apply?

A: There are two funding cycles, one during Fall Quarter and one during Winter Quarter. Projects under $500 dollars are accepted on a rolling basis as part of our fast-track program. Refer to the Fast Track tab for the application.

Q: How can I access my funds if given a grant?

A: All funding is coordinated with the Student Life Business Office.

Q: How much funding is available?

A: The program is currently allocated $70,000 each year to be split between recipients.

Q: How much time to I have to complete my project?

A: Funds are available until the end of the school year. The last day funds can be accessed for the 2016-2017 school year will be determined at a later date. Ideally, projects should be completed in this year time frame.

Q: Who can I contact if I have further questions?

A: The TGIF director at tgifucsd@gmail.com