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Green Business Cost Sharing Program - Vehicle Repair, Service and Maintenance

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Auto Repair
Shops to Reduce Pollution and Health Hazards

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Minneapolis

Deadline Date:

06/01/18

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Minneapolis, Minnesota auto-body shops for projects that will measurably mitigate pollution. Funding will be issued on a cost-share basis to assist fund vehicle repair, service, and maintenance businesses switch to cleaning and painting alternatives and repair processes that reduce hazardous waste, emissions, and energy usage.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179235

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $25,000

Term of Contract:

All improvements must be completed by November 20, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
-Any vehicle repair, service or maintenance business in the City of Minneapolis.
-The cost share applicant must be able to demonstrate the project has measurable pollution reduction.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An optional program information meeting for all applicants will be held Thursday, February 8, from 2:00 - 3:00 PM at the Public Service Center, 250 4th Street South, Room 414.

Attendance is encouraged for anyone who has questions about the application content or process.

Pre-Application Information:

Owners must be able to provide 55% matching funds for project. Example: $50,000 Project = $22,500 (45%) Green Business Cost Share + $27,500 (55%) funding match from business

Application deadlines are March 1, April 1, May 1, and June 1, 2018.

Applications are advised that funds are limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

Timeline:
-February 8: Optional informational meeting
-Mar 1, Apr 1, May 1, June 1: Cost Share application deadlines
-June 4: Cost Share winners announced
-July 4: Agreements completed
-November 20: Project to be completed
-December 8: Final day for documents submitted for reimbursement

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications can be emailed to:
GreenCostShare@minneapolismn.gov

Applications may be faxed to:
(612) 673-2635

Mail or deliver to:
City of Minneapolis
Environmental Services
Green Business Cost Share Program
250 South 4th Street - Room 414
Minneapolis MN 55415

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: City of Minneapolis