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Pitt Sustainability Challenge

To help take the University's sustainability journey to the next level, the Pitt Sustainability Challenge will award $300,000 to an integrated, impactful, durable, and feasible solution to advance carbon neutrality with lasting benefits for the Pitt community.

Pitt Sustainability Awards

The Pitt Sustainability Awards recognize Pitt faculty, staff, and students who are making an extraordinary impact on campus sustainability. These individuals or groups could have demonstrated their impact in any of the 3 categories of the Pitt Sustainability Plan (Stewardship, Exploration, and/or Community and Culture) via ideas, talents, and passions that contribute to a thriving culture of sustainability at Pitt.

Student Involvement Opportunities

Pitt students: Take advantage of these funding opportunities for a sustainability-based project, and learn more about student and affiliate organizations at the University. 


If you would like to make a gift to support the research, education and outreach programs housed within the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, please contact Gena Kovalcik at 412-624-9698 or or go to