Sustain-a-Pitch Night.

Christie Julien – April 10th, 2017

Looking for funding for your project? Green Grounds, UVA Sustainability, the Minority Rights Coalition, and Hackcville are hosting the second annual SustainaPitch Night: Social Justice Edition on Thursday, April 20th from 5:30-7:00 PM at Open Grounds (located across the street from Boylan Heights). Free Mellow Mushroom will be provided. The event will consist of pitches for projects that explore environmental and equitable themes from students, CIOs, faculty, and staff. As an event attendee, you will have the opportunity to listen to pitches, vote for your favorite projects, and YOU will help choose which winning projects are awarded funding. Contestants will participate in either the Large Category to win up to $1,500 or the Small Category to win up to $500. If you are interested in attending the event as an audience member OR submitting a pitch proposal, please sign up here.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please answer all the questions on the second page of the sign up form. The deadline to submit your proposal is Friday, April 14th at noon. Individuals, teams, faculty, CIOs, etc. are encouraged to apply (grants may be used to fund research, supplies, food and much more). If you are unsure of how to relate your project to the environment or equity, please email Suchita Chharia at or Sam Mogen at with any questions.