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Sponsorship Program

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Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy

Sponsorship Program

EGLE will extend funding to continue offering support for event sponsorships and other training activities that provide Michigan businesses, communities, and citizens with information to make informed decarbonization decisions. Any Michigan-based organization is eligible to apply. The primary focus of the event must be related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, and/or sustainability. Sponsored events must share event materials (e.g., marketing information, summaries, presentations, links, etc.) with EGLE to publish publicly. Grant funding will be available between January 2023 through May 2023.


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Eligibility Requirements

Any Michigan public sector, 501c3 or 501c6 organizations, and small businesses (<500 employees) are eligible to apply. Applications should be submitted 90 days prior to the first event.

Funding Amount

A minimum of $100,000 in funding is expected to be available for the program. The maximum individual grant award is $10,000 for an event or $100,000 for research. EGLE reserves the right to issue awards/award amounts reflecting program priorities for select events on a case by case basis. For an event, applicants are required to provide a minimum 1:1 match, and if selected will enter into a grant agreement with EGLE. Awards will be given on a first come, first served basis until funding is depleted.

Reporting Obligations

Awarded applicants agree to:

  • Enter into a grant agreement
  • Provide final report on event/training, copies of presentations, surveys, metrics, objectives etc.
  • Provide documentation of sponsorship expenditures (i.e. invoices and proof of payments)
  • Submit reimbursement payment request within a maximum of 30 days of completing the project/activity


Application Posting Date

January 2023

Application Deadline

Until funds committed

Start Date of Projects

Effective date of Grant Agreement (dependent on application date and approval process)


Application Documents