Foundation / Corporation
Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation
Grants to Illinois nonprofit organizations, local government agencies, and IHEs for projects that advance the use of renewable energy technologies throughout the State. Interested applicants are required to contact the Foundation prior to applying. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of biomass technology, solar thermal technology, emerging technologies, and advancing renewable energy.
The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation supports projects in categories where incentives are determined on a case-by-case basis:
The Foundation adheres to the definition of renewable energy adopted in the Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Coal Development Law of 1997: The Law states that: "renewable energy resources" includes energy from wind, solar thermal energy, photovoltaic cells and panels, dedicated crops grown for energy production and organic waste biomass, hydropower that does not involve new construction or significant expansion of hydropower dams, and other such alternative sources of environmentally preferable energy.
GrantWatch ID#: 151293
Funding for Solar Thermal is limited to up to $100 per square foot of collector area or up to to 50% of the project cost, whichever is less.
Funding for all other projects is determined on a case-by-case basis.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_325?SA=SNA&FID=35257
Krista Dimberg, Grant Administrator
Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation
2 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1140
Chicago, IL 60602
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