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Support Sustainability

Campus Sustainability

Bronco Urban Gardens

The Forge Garden

Thank you for your consideration of sustainability at SCU. All contributions are greatly appreciated.
You can make your gift through "Online Giving to Santa Clara" and under "Make a Selection," select "Sustainability Initiatives" then again, under the second "Make a Selection," choose the program of your choice (Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG) program, The Forge Garden, Climate Neutrality fund, or the Center for Sustainability). Donations can be accepted via credit card payment online or mailing a check. Cash donations are not accepted.
Please make your checks payable to the program of your choice and mail the check to:
Santa Clara University
C/O Center for Sustainability/ Forge Garden/ Bronco Urban Gardens
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053 


What your support can do:

Bronco Urban Gardens (BUG)

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

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.

Center for Sustainability (campus sustainability)

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.

Michelle Tangimage

Class of 2013

Michelle Tang

"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!"

Erin Foximage

Class of 2019

Erin Fox

"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.” 
Aven Satre-Meloyimage

Class of 2013

Aven Satre-Meloy

"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."