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Green Business Cost Sharing Program - Energy Efficiency Improvements (Small Business)

Grants to Minneapolis, Minnesota Small
Businesses to Reduce Energy Use

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Minneapolis, Minnesota small businesses for upgrades and business practices that will improve energy efficiency. Please note that applications will be reviewed and grants awarded on a first-come, first-served basis through the October 20 final deadline.

This program promotes the well-being of the people and environment of Minneapolis while contributing to a growing economy by investing in energy efficiency.

The City of Minneapolis is committed to creating opportunities for business owners to reduce their environmental and carbon footprint while improving business operations. This program helps business owners overcome financial obstacles to better energy efficiency.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179245

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $2,500

Term of Contract:

All projects must be completed by November 20, 2017.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Business must be located within the City of Minneapolis.

Project/s must be approved for an Xcel Energy or CenterPoint Energy rebate program.

Pre-Application Information:

Business owner must provide 80% matching funds for project. Any funds received outside of this program’s funding qualify for the match, including but not limited to grants, utility rebates, and business financing.

The application deadline is October 20, 2017. Applicants are advised to apply as soon as possible. Funds are limited and will be provided “first come, first served”

-October 24, 2016: Applications available
-January 2, 2017: Application submissions accepted
-October 20, 2017: Deadline (no new applications accepted past this date)
-November 20, 2017: All projects to be completed
-December 8, 2017: Final day to submit documents for reimbursement

Contact Information:

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

Mail the completed application form and required attachments to:

City of Minneapolis, Environmental Services
Green Business Cost Share Program
250 South 4th Street - Room 414
Minneapolis MN 55415

Or, email to:

Or, fax to: 612-673-2635

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: City of Minneapolis