Grant Process

Grant Submission Process

The 2022 grant application cycle is closed.

The CFEBA accepts applications for grants in the fall with application materials typically due in mid to late October. Grant amounts vary from year to year but typically range between $50,000 and $100,000. To see an example of the grant application from 2022, click here.

Only grant proposals to support local, regional, national or international non-profit organizations with energy-related charitable projects focused on improving lives will be considered for a financial grant.


Some examples of past grants include funding to support:

  • Installation of solar photovoltaic system to provide electricity for a Native American Tribe as part of a planned microgrid.
  • Installation of integrated hybrid solar power systems to power refrigeration units at the primary care clinic delivery sites located throughout Puerto Rico impacted by Hurricane Maria.
  • Solar water pump installation and drip irrigation project in Uganda.
  • Solar heating of low-income, Native American tribal families living on reservations in the Great Plains.
  • Equipment, labor, and similar costs necessary to install and make operational heating system improvements for the indoor pool area and electrical outlets/switches repair in the rooms in a multicultural center in Houston affected by Hurricane Harvey
  • Replace outdated and inefficient HVAC system at a community health clinic in Boston.

For more information contact Jack Hannan, CEO of the Energy Bar Association at (202) 499-5825 or