Private support is vital to the success of IBE's mission.

As an enterprise center at CSU, all of our funding comes from off-campus projects, special grants, and private donations. Private donations support graduate students in advancing IBE’s strategic initiatives in ways that our project work cannot: by translating research to practice to guide the entire green building movement forward. Your gift will support students through scholarships, stipends, and student workspace improvements, making it possible for IBE to create whitepapers, trainings, and other tools free to the public.

"I give to IBE because they are a wonderful collaboration between CSU and the construction industry. By working with them, I get the benefit of the latest research in sustainability and construction management and students get experience in the real world. I really appreciate this collaboration and am happy to support it."

- Sue McFaddin

2 Ways to Give

IBE Strategic Initiatives

Join us in advancing the development of healthy, thriving built environments by supporting IBE today with a personal or corporate investment.

Gifts of all sizes make an impact, allowing us to expand our internship program and advance our strategic initiatives.

Brian Dunbar Future Leaders Fund

You can honor Brian Dunbar, founder and executive director of IBE, by donating to the Brian Dunbar Future Leaders for Built Environments fund. IBE and CSU’s College of Health and Human Science’s established this fund in honor of Brian’s outstanding mentorship of CSU students – as a professor of interior design and construction management, and through IBE. Your gift will help ensure that students receive mentorship for years to come.

Strategic Initiatives