TGIF at Rock Creek

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) is an internal grant source funded by student activity fees and administered by the Associated Students of Portland Community College (ASPCC). TGIF grants support projects that help ‘green’ our campuses and reduce our environmental impact.

A long standing partner with the Rock Creek Campus, TGIF has been integral to and a primary funding source for many campus sustainability projects. These projects include

  • 2015 Capacity Building – seasonal staffing (farmhand)
  • 2015 Orchard Expansion – 37 fruit trees
  • 2015 Bike Trailer
  • 2015 Irrigation Expansion
  • 2015 Rain Harvesting
  • 2014 Portlandia FarmStandia – start up support
  • 2014 Designs in Learning – capacity building grant
  • 2014 Hydroponics
  • 2014 12 Raised Beds in Hoophouse
  • 2014 Learning Garden Information Kiosk
  • 2014 Apiary establishment – Bee Colonies and Hives
  • 2014 Canes & Vines – berry and grape plants for Learning Garden expansion
  • 2014 Irrigation Expansion
  • 2012 Benches in the Garden
  • 2010 Garden Infrastructure
  • 2008 Fender Blender Bikes