Applying for Grants through the Clean Energy Communities Program

This application is only for local governments designated Clean Energy Communities by NYSERDA.

To use this application, a community must complete four High Impact Actions, and at least two of these actions must have been completed after August 1, 2016. After NYSERDA approves a community's four actions, the community can submit a grant application onlineLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. for additional clean energy project funding by completing the steps below: 

  1. Develop a clean energy project idea that meets grant funding guidelines, eligibility requirements, and scoring criteria. 
  2. Submit the grant application onlineLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page.. NYSERDA reviews applications and makes awards quarterly. Notifications of award decisions arrive via email.