Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation
DescriptionEstablished with a $225 million endowment by Commonwealth Edison in 1999, the Foundation seeks to improve energy efficiency, advance the development and use of renewable energy resources, and protect natural areas and wildlife habitat in communities all across Illinois. Grants are awarded in the following categories: Community Stewardship Challenge Grant. Land Acquisition, First Responders Resilience Pilot Program, K-12 Solar Schools, Other Renewables, and Photovoltaic Systems for Nature/Welcome Centers. Although the Foundation has, in the past, awarded grants in Capacity Building, K-12 Pollinator Schools, Pollinator Meadows Program, Public Amenities and Events, Net Zero Energy Building Program, Net Zero Energy Wastewater Treatment Plants, and Planning for Land Acquisition, it has ceased offering those programs. Application deadlines vary by opportunity. Learn more about the grant application procedure for the remaining funding opportunities on the Web site.
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