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Chapters are at the core of ESW. They are the local entities that bring people together to design, educate, and unite sustainable communities.
Don’t see an ESW chapter near you? Get involved by starting your own!
Read on for more information, and fill out the form below if you're interested in starting a chapter.

Why do you want to start an ESW chapter?

Perks of starting a chapter

✔ Access to funding opportunities and ESW conference discounts
✔ A community of people passionate about sustainability

✔ Leadership experience through sustainability-oriented projects,

✔ Networking opportunities such as the ESW Annual Conference and regional conferences,

✔ Matching with a liaison from ESW-HQ who connects each chapter to resources, collaborations, and funding opportunities from our national network,

✔ Free ESW membership for all student members and one faculty adviser.


What are the requirements for starting a student chapter? 

  • A faculty advisor and official school recognition
  • An initial founding document and identification of a few projects ideas
  • An identified means of paying chapter dues


What are the chapter dues?

Annual dues are $450. We offer discounted dues for chapters in need.