Sustainability Research

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

For questions about the application or review process, please contact

Contact Carlson Global Institute