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Applications

ESPC accepts requests for four types of funding. Information on how to apply for each of these can be found below along with the criteria for potential applicants. 
Full Scale | Expedited | Food Requests | Speaker Requests

Full-Scale Project Application

Full Application Timeline

  • Full-Scale projects can be awarded funds between $500 and $5,000.

  • Funding for projects is evaluated on a case by case basis.

  • First, fill out the Expression of Interest Form.

  • Once submitted, fill out the Full-Scale Grant Application Form and send the completed document to cofc.ecollective@gmail.com.

  • Neither companies nor individuals may profit from any ESPC funded project.

  • For more information on eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and descriptions of each step of the application process click here.







Expedited Project Application

Expedited Application

  • Expedited projects can be awarded funds up to $500.

  • This application process provides a “fast track” for smaller initiatives that do not require the same financial support that larger-scale projects do.

  • First, fill out the Expression of Interest Form.

  • Once submitted, fill out the Expedited Grant Application Form and send the completed document to cofc.ecollective@gmail.com.

  • Neither companies nor individuals may profit from any ESPC funded project.

  • For more information on necessary items to have prepared, eligibility requirements, and application deadlines, click here



Sustainable Food Application

Sustainable Food Requests Process

  • ESPC will fund up to $500 in sustainable food catering.

  • Sustainable dining options include but are not limited to compostable dining materials, sustainable waste disposal, and local, organic, cruelty-free, or fair trade foods.

  • All sustainable food requests will be carried out by Aramark, CofC’s official food provider.

  • Menu options are contingent on the seasonal availability of some foods. We work with GrowFood Carolina to ensure that you are receiving fresh, local ingredients.

  • First, fill out the Expression of Interest Form.

  • Once submitted, fill out the Expedited Grant Application Form and send the completed document to cofc.ecollective@gmail.com.


Speaker Request Application

speaker requests

  • ESPC will fund up to $5,000 in fees associated with bringing speakers to campus.

  • Speaker funding is limited to 2-3 speakers per year and is awarded on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Priority is given to organizations not awarded ESPC funding in the past year is and to underrepresented issues to increase diversity and awareness of the issues.

  • First, fill out the Expression of Interest Form.

  • Once submitted, fill out the Full-Scale Grant Application Form and send the completed document to cofc.ecollective@gmail.com.

  • Neither companies nor individuals may profit from any project funded by ESPC.

  • For more information on eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and descriptions of each step of the application process, click here.