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Grants to Colorado Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies, and Individuals for Projects to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Green Projects Grant


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Funding Source
EcoAction Partners, the Town of Telluride, and the Telluride Energy Mitigation Program
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Geographic Focus
USA: Colorado: Telluride

Important Dates
LOI Date: 11/10/23
Deadline: 11/17/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $40,000 to Colorado nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, and individuals for projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in eligible regions. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Projects and programs are intended to increase renewable energy, energy efficiency, and water conservation. Projects must benefit the town of Telluride.

Program goal: To help meet the goals of the Town of Telluride's Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70% by 2030 and 94% by 2040, using 2010 as a baseline, through energy efficiency, renewable energy, water use efficiency, and other innovative means.

Telluride Green Grants support projects that meet the following objectives for the Town of Telluride:

  • Measurably reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with the Town of Telluride community.
  • Decrease energy and/or water consumption within or associated with the Town of Telluride.
  • Promote waste reduction, energy efficiency, water efficiency, and renewable energy systems.
  • Leverage rebates and other funding sources.
  • Promote environmental and economic sustainability.
  • Increase public awareness on the benefits of energy efficiency, water use efficiency, renewable energy, and GHG reduction.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligible applicants are private businesses, non-profit organizations, government entities, and individuals residing or working within the Town of Telluride.

Pre-Application Information
Timeline for 2024 Green Grants Cycle:
- June 30, 2023: Grant "Intent to Apply" pre-applications are available. Prospective applicants are required to complete the "Intent to Apply", and receive approval, prior to being granted access to the official application.
- September 13, 2023: Official grant applications are available, to those who have completed an "Intent to Apply" and received approval.
- November 10, 2023: Last day to submit "Intent to Apply" pre-applications.
- November 17, 2023: Official applications due.
- December 8, 2023: Telluride Grant Committee funding determination completed.
- December 22, 2023: Telluride 2024 Green Grants Agreements in place.
- December 31, 2024: Projects completed.

Electronic submittal of grants is mandatory. Hard copies are not accepted. Please complete the "Intent to Apply" pre-application and you will be contacted to discuss your proposal.

Estimated Size of Grant
Grants of $500 to $40,000 are available to qualified applicants.

Term of Contract
Projects must be completed within 12 months.

Contact Information
Apply online:

Communications Manager:
Lindsey Mills
Cell: (303) 319-6448

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