Growing Sustainable Food and Farming Efforts on College Campuses

In North Carolina and South Carolina

Campus Farm Websites

Duke Sustainability - This site lists sustainability courses, majors, minors, faculty and research opportunities available through Duke University.

Live Well Greenville Furman University is a partner of Live Well Greenville, supporting efforts to make healthy choices the easy choices for area residents. This website provides information about Health Greenville activities and about Furman University’s engagement.

Sow Much Good - Sow Much Good works in Mecklenburg County to eliminate socio-economic, racial and ethnic health disparities that result from lack of access to nutritionally dense food products. Both Davidson College and Johnson C. Smith University have worked in partnership with this organization.

In the United States and Abroad

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education - The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education promotes sustainable solutions on college campuses. The website includes information about achievements on college and university campuses across the country. It also contains information about the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) and which campuses have achieved recognition.

Details

Area of Work

  • Campus and community engagement

Program Area

  • Higher Education

Grantmaking Status

The Endowment is continuing to work through current grantees and is not accepting new applications.

Areas of Work

  • Prevention and early intervention for at-risk children

    To equip children and families with skills to ensure that children reach developmental milestones to lead successful lives.

  • Out-of-home care for youth

    To drive child welfare systems toward greater accountability for child well-being.

  • Quality and safety of health care

    Improving the quality and safety of health care delivery

  • Access to health care

    Improving health by increasing access to comprehensive care

  • Prevention

    Expanding programs to promote health and prevent disease

  • Academic excellence

    Enhancing academic excellence through program and campus development

  • Educational access and success

    Increasing educational access and supporting a learning environment that promotes achievement

  • Campus and community engagement

    Promoting a culture of service, collaboration and engagement among schools and communities

  • Rural church development

    Building the infrastructure and capacity of United Methodist churches to enhance ministry and mission

  • Clergy leadership

    Strengthening United Methodist churches by improving the quality and effectiveness of church leadership

  • Congregational outreach

    Engaging United Methodist congregations in programs that serve their communities