The SEED Fund

Deadline for proposals 5pm on 9th November 2018

The SEED Fund stands for Sustainable Enterprise and Environmental Development and is a joint University and Union hello!concept to support your project ideas. We have around £2000 to spend split for projects relating to the Global Goals. The funding can come from 2 places:

  • Social Impact Team

Need an idea? Check out our suggestions! Or check out previous ideas for inspiration.

This is a rare opportunity for funding and for students, offers you the chance to gain essential employable skills that look great on your CV. Guided by the Social Impact Team, applicants will be asked to fill in a proposal and complete a presentation to the Student Sustainability Working Group (SSWG) who will distribute the SEED fund.

The focus is on enabling a wide variety of people to become more involved in the sustainability practices within the University and work with us to instigate positive change.

What is the process?

Diagram of 4 stage process


If you are ready with project idea and would like to apply, fill in our project proposal template below and email to Alice (

Drop-in support sessions to discuss ideas and help with applications in the SU Hub:

  • Tuesday 30th October - 2-3pm
  • Wednesday 31st October - 3-4pm

If you have any questions, email Alice Jackson (Social Impact Assistant)

Deadline for submitting Project Proposal Template is 9th November 2018.

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