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University of Illinois Foundation Accounts for iCAP (In Progress)

Project History

  • 7/1/2013

    In FY10 and FY11, Steve Sonka and other representatives of the Office of Sustainability met with UI Foundation representatives to discuss setting up a campus sustainability foundation account.  Through the discussions, it became apparent that it i

Description

The 2010 iCAP recommended creating a UI Foundation sustainability fund.  "Develop an integrated donations strategy. Moving to a low GHG economy is swiftly emerging as the defining issue of this time. Donors will want to support iCAP efforts especially if they see the University taking a leadership role. Involving the U of I Foundation is essential to ensure clear messaging and a comprehensive, integrated approach. Furthermore, campus needs to establish a priority list of sustainability projects and assign a high-level liaison to support fundraising and implementation of such projects."

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