Solar Grant Program

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
05/29/2022
Organization: 
Washington Department of Commerce
Description: 

Applications Due: May 25, 2022. Solar Energy grants provide competitive funding to install solar at public buildings and facilities, such as schools, hospitals, civic buildings and wastewater treatment plants, maximum award $250,000 per applicant. Projects must provide 50% of the total project cost, or 33% if developed by federally recognized Tribal Governments or located in highly impacted communities, lower income communities, rural communities. Learn more and apply here.

Category: 
Renewable energy, solar, Tribally-owned facilities, highly impacted communities, rural communities
Funding Amount: 
Maximum award of $250,000
Matching Funds: 
Projects must provide 50% of the total project cost, or 33% if developed by federally recognized Tribal Governments or located in highly impacted communities, lower income communities, rural communities. If a project does not meet the minimum match amount, Commerce will adjust the budget to meet the minimum match amount. If the project is selected, Commerce will adjust the award to meet the minimum match requirements.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Applicants must be public entities in the state of Washington, such as: Local agencies, including any city, town, county, special district, municipal corporation, agency, port district or authority, or political subdivision of any type, or any other entity or authority of local government in corporate form or otherwise. Public higher education institutions K-12 public school districts State agencies Federally-recognized Tribal governments Non-governmental organizations are not eligible for this grant.
Contact Information: 
Jill Eikenhorst, Program Manager energyretrofits@commerce.wa.gov 360-522-0000 Jennifer Grove, Managing Director jennifer.grove@commerce.wa.gov 360-763-2213