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Green Project Grant 2021 Ongoing, Up to $2,000 in Grant

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Green Project Grant 2021 Ongoing, Up to $2,000 in Grant

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This year Green Project Gran giving away 2 x $2,000 AND 1x $5,000 incentives to her members to make sustainability changes at their facilities. 

Could your organization save money and reduce your impact by implementing one of the following projects?  Apply Here 

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For this year’s grant, the project funding amount is dependent on the scale of your proposed project (the more impactful the projects will be considered for the $5,000 grant). Check out our application guide below to give you an idea of which projects would qualify for a $2,000 vs $5,000 grant.

If you received a Green Project Grant in previous years, you are still eligible to apply for this year!


GHG Emission Reduction ProjectsGreen Project Grant 2021 Ongoing, Up to $2,000 in Grant 9Projects that qualify for $2,000Projects that qualify for $5,000
Activity sensors for lighting installation increased insulation air curtain installation high-efficiency window replacement led lighting retrofit (installation or audit costs)Air source heat pump installation renewable energy project (solar/ geothermal)Condensing electric tankless water heater installation EV Fleet Vehicle 
Water Conservation ProjectsGreen Project Grant 2021 Ongoing, Up to $2,000 in Grant 10Low flow toilet installationWaterless urinal installation Faucet replacement, aerators, and low flow showerhead installation.Low Impact Development project (LID) – rain garden, permeable pavement installation.Blue Roof Project
Waste Diversion ProjectsGreen Project Grant 2021 Ongoing, Up to $2,000 in Grant 11Waste audit and diversion strategy development High speed, energy-efficient hand dryer installation organic/recycling pick up program/ Compost Switch to Biodegradable/eco-friendly packaging options
Environmental Stewardship ProjectsGreen Project Grant 2021 Ongoing, Up to $2,000 in Grant 12Employee engagement LOLA Bees hive sponsorship package installation of cycling to work infrastructure (lockers, rack, etc.)Electric vehicle charger installation / green vehicle priority parking spaceDepave SponsorshipEmployee Tree planting and sponsorship (Reforest London)Pollinator garden or community/corporate garden.Green Roof Project/Living Wall Project
Consultants/Studies/AuditsEnergy and/or water efficiency audit HVAC consultation services for a path to net-zero impact studies/product life cycle reports (ie. improving end of life/cradle to cradle)

Rules of the Green Project Grant:

  • A GEL representative must validate the projects for eligibility and approve of the contractor prior to acceptance.
  • These funds must go directly to the consultant / contractor. (unless otherwise agreed upon Environmental Stewardship project funding.)
  • GEL must be invoiced for design services, consultations and installations.  
  • To be eligible for funding, the organization must be a member of GEL.  
  • The member must set their baseline in accordance with GEL’s milestone process and set a 10 year reduction target in the target area of choice.  
  • Most of these projects will cost more than $2,000.00/$5,000.  It is expected that the member will pay for the rest of the costs associated with completion.  

Timeline:

  • Submissions will be accepted from Oct. 14th, 2021 – Nov. 14th, 2021
  • Recipient to be announced on Nov. 26th, 2021
  • Project to be completed between Nov. 26th, 2021 – Aug 30th, 2022
  • Impact to be reported no later than October 31st, 2022

To apply, click here.


Bernard Bassey is a graduate of Software Engineering from AfriHUB University, Abuja. He is an expert in field journalism, his interest in socio-politics activities is keen.

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