Funding &
Opportunities

Student Professional Opportunities

Center for Sustainable Business Fellowships

Part-Time
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Employee Opportunities

Student Sustainability Engagement Manager

Full-Time
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Strategic Network Coordinator, SWPA Water Network

Full-Time
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Sustainability Engagement Manager, Office of Sustainability

Full-Time
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Decarbonize Middle America Program Manager, Center for Sustainable Business

Full-Time
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Workforce 100% Program Manager, Center for Sustainable Business

Full-Time
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Pitt Faculty & Staff Funding Opportunities

Global Engagement Sustainability Grants

This program is designed to enhance the university’s mission of interdisciplinary excellence in sustainability research and education beyond the campus. Faculty members and professional staff from ALL disciplines across ALL campuses of the University of Pittsburgh are encouraged to apply. Each award will be one year in duration. The GES is a program to enable people to share, develop and expand their research, teaching or professional practice beyond the campus. The aim of the GES is to encourage engagement activities with partners beyond the general campus and region. These include national and international partners anywhere in the world, from either inside or outside of higher education, working in areas that strongly align the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

John C. Mascaro Faculty Programs in Sustainability

Faculty members from ALL disciplines across ALL campuses are encouraged to apply. This program is designed to enhance the university’s mission of interdisciplinary excellence in sustainability research and education.

Research Seed Grants in Sustainability

The goal of this program is to catalyze the formation of convergent research teams focused on sustainability and associated solutions.

Sustainable Business Ressearch

The Center for Sustainable Business has research funding available for students and faculty interested in the following areas.

– Decarbonizing Middle America: Wicked problems impeding the just transition and clean & circular economies
– ESG Rosetta Stone: Raising sustainable business literacy across functions, levels, and industries
– Workforce 100%: Turning rhetoric into action for work forces 100% representative of their communities.

Example Projects Funded Headline

Pitt Bike Cave

University of Thriftsburgh
On-campus Thrift Store

Solar Picnic Tables