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Green Revolving Fund

The Green Revolving Fund allows all community members to research and propose sustainability projects that will promote environmental stewardship and save the university real money, using an open application process that anybody can use. From the fund's charter:

Our Mission

The mission of the University of Dayton’s Green Revolving Fund (UDGRF) is to encourage and promote sustainability and renewable energy efforts with environmentally sound technologies and initiatives. The UDGRF will engage the whole campus community by investing in financially sound sustainable projects that supports the campus as a whole.

Our Investment

The university has joined more than 50 other institutions in the Billion Dollar Green Challenge, which encourages non-profit institutions to invest a combined total of one billion dollars in green revolving funds.


Read more about our participation in the challenge >
Read the GRF Guidelines >
Committee Members
  • Steven Kendig, Executive Director Energy Utilization and Environmental Sustainability (Committee Coordinator)
  • Andy Horner, Executive Vice President of Business and Administrative Services (Committee Sponsor)
  • Rick Krysiak, Vice President for Facilities Management and Planning
  • Don Pair, Executive Director of the Hanley Sustainability Institute
  • Tony Ferraro, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Manager
  • Andrew Chiasson, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Director of Catalyzing Institutional Transformation, Hanley Sustainability Institute
  • Tess Esposito, Sustainability Planning & Evaluation Manager

For more information regarding the Green Revolving Fund, contact Steve Kendig at or 937-229-4952.


Facilities Management, Energy and Sustainability

300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2904