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 firstname.lastname@example.org