Fall 2021 TGIF Grant Cycle Deadline:  Monday, November 1 @ 5:00pm Apply Now!

Project Inspiration

Project Inspiration 

Want to apply for a project but you are in need of some inspiration?

Previously Granted Projects

Check out our previously granted projects and the projects funded by TGIF programs at other UC campuses for some ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
Attend Grant Application Office Hours (link on the TGIF Home page) or contact the TGIF Grant Manager (tgif@ucdavis.edu) for more guidance on what might qualify for a TGIF grant project!

You can also visit the sites of our sister campuses:

Project Ideas from other campuses (projects funded through other TGIFs)

  • Indoor Composting System: Bins, Collection
  • Vermicomposting
  • Edible Campus
  • Campus Irrigation Inventory
  • Sustainable Investment and Financing
  • Campus Bathrooms Inventory
  • Custodial Services Connections on Sustainable Practices
  • Solar-Powered Generators for Campus Concerts and Events
  • Zero Waste Events (e.g. Picnic Day or The Buzz)
  • Solar Waste Compactors & WiFi Monitoring
  • Incorporating Sustainability into Campus IT
  • Hand Towel Minimizing and Composting
  • Campus Building Benchmarking
  • Campus Building HVAC Inventory
  • Bike Parking
  • E-waste Recycling and Reuse Project
  • Biodiesel Production
  • Catering Zero Waste and Food Ordering Optimization
  • Vertical Wall or Roof Gardens
  • End of Year Move-out: ReUSE and Recycling Program