Michigan 2030 Districts Program - Closed

Grants will be awarded to established 2030 Districts in Michigan in order to help those Districts achieve a 50% reduction in building energy use, water consumption and transportation GHG emissions. These grant funds will go directly to implementation activities, such as energy audits, trainings, workshops and events.

Click here to view the full Request for Proposals (RFP) solicitation.

Click here to submit Response to RFP.

Eligibility Requirements

Michigan designated 2030 District established prior to 2019. More information on the 2030 Districts can be found online at: https://www.2030districts.org/.

Funding Amount

The maximum funding amount per applicant is $50,000. Applicants must provide a minimum match equal to 100% of the total requested grant funds, which can be in the form of cash or in-kind goods and services.  Grant funding can only be used toward direct project costs (energy audits, events, etc.), personnel and travel costs are ineligible.

Awardee Obligations

  • Sample Agreement
  • Meetings – minimum of monthly meetings with grant manager (in-person or by phone).
  • Reporting – monthly progress reports and a final report on the project deliverables.
  • Payment Requests – financial status report supported by invoices, timesheets, receipts, and other supporting documentation as needed, no less than bi-monthly.

Tentative Timeline

  • August 19, 2019                 Solicitation Release Date & Posting
  • August 23, 2019                Questions Due Regarding Posting
  • August 30, 2019                Changes and Responses to Questions
  • September 13, 2019         Application Deadline
  • October 1, 2019                Start of Grant
  • August 15, 2020                End of Grant

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Questions & Answers

Please direct all questions regarding this solicitation to Julie Staveland at StavelandJ@michigan.gov.

Click here to view 2030 Application Questions & Answers.