Resources for Community Organizations
Driving local solutions and partnerships to advance clean energy and climate action
Collaboration at the federal, state, and local levels is critical to achieving New York’s climate goals and ensuring an equitable clean energy transition. Community-based organizations play a pivotal role in leading engagement with residents and businesses, as well as representing perspectives from different regions and frontline communities to shape State policies and programs.
NYSERDA has resources and opportunities for community-based organizations to build their capacity and partner on State initiatives.
Learn About Resources and Programs
Energy Equity Collaborative
Provides a forum for organizations that serve and represent historically marginalized communities and NYSERDA to collaborate on energy equity and climate justice issues.
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Regional Clean Energy Hubs
Teams of community-based organizations facilitating outreach, education, and engagement to increase awareness of and access to NYSERDA programs.
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The interactive map identifies areas throughout the State that meet the criteria identified for a disadvantaged community.
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Climate Justice Fellowship
Opportunity for year-long, full-time fellows to work within organizations advancing climate justice and clean energy in Disadvantaged Communities.
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Clean Energy Internship Program
Funding for students and recent graduates to intern at New York-based organizations working in clean energy and energy efficiency.
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New York Clean Transportation Prizes
Funding opportunities for projects that electrify transportation, reduce air pollution, and enhance clean mobility in underserved communities.
Read more about New York Clean Transportation Prizes
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