2013-2014 Seed Grants for Community Energy Projects
Request for proposals for CERTs ( Clean Energy Resource Teams) 2013-2014 seed grant program will open in August. To start planning your proposal, the basics of the grant are below.
- Seed grants are given to community driven energy efficiency and/or renewable energy projects that need a small amount of financial assistance.
- Grants are given out in all 7 Minnesota CERT areas: Central, Metro, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest, and West Central.
- The grant money is given to help pay for labor costs only (contractor, designer, installer, student labor, ect.)
- Goal of the seed grants is to encourage community-based energy projects throughout the state and provide a platform for education on the many benefits of community energy projects.