Alternative Visions Fund Makes $4.5 Million Gift for Sustainability Features in New College of Law Building
As the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law prepares to break ground on its new home this June, the Alternative Visions Fund of the Chicago Community Trust has announced a $4.5 million gift to the college.
The donation will help create a premier facility that promotes environmentally responsible construction and supports the college’s goal of obtaining certification as LEED Platinum, a rating that no existing law school facility has yet attained. LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a system for rating buildings for a range of sustainability features, including energy efficiency. The Alternative Vision Fund’s gift also includes $500,000 in additional matching funds to encourage others to contribute to this effort to make the new law school building more sustainable.
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