Class of 2013
"The Center for Sustainability was where I had my first experience working in the field of sustainability. I credit those years at the Center for showing me the kind of impact a small, dedicated team can have in motivating big physical and cultural changes in an area that might be the most consequential of my generation."
Class of 2013
"I'm giving because I know my gift's impact will help the Center continue to improve sustainability across so many parts on- and off-campus: from composting efforts in Benson, reducing energy usage in the residence halls and more!"
Class of 2019"Because of the opportunities and relationships I forged at the garden, I have now found a way to give back to my community, practice sustainability and find fulfillment within myself.”
Bronco Urban Gardens
The Forge Garden
What your support can do:
Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG) is an environmental justice outreach initiative for elementary school youth and families in San Jose. Donations support garden education programs and are used to obtain resources for the following: teaching youth about healthy eating, growing fruits and vegetables, cooking and preparing, maintaining a garden, exploring the natural world and doing arts and crafts in the gardens.
The Forge Garden is a 1/2-acre, educational garden that supports the interests of the University and the community. Donations support educational programs and are used to purchase supplies for workshops, academic classes, and site improvements.
Programs of the Center for Sustainability help the University achieve climate neutrality, foster responsible consumerism practices, strengthen a campus culture of sustainability, and utilize the campus as a living laboratory for developing global solutions. Donations will support the initiatives and programmatic efforts of the aforementioned goals.