The Carlson School and the Wells Fargo Foundation are partnering on a grant program for research on sustainability issues. Grant requests of up to $35,000 will be considered for work on the social, economic and environmental aspects of sustainability.

Application deadlines 

  • February 15, 2015
  • September 15, 2015


Principal investigator must be University of Minnesota tenured or tenure-track faculty member with a continuing appointment in 2014-2015, OR a current PhD candidate with endorsement of his/her faculty adviser.

The grant is intended to support new initiatives, completion of current projects, or extensions of previous research.

Grant application form

Sustainability research grant application (665.21 KB)

For questions about the application or review process, please contact