5 LAKES IS EXCITED TO HELP COMMUNITIES APPLY FOR CLIMATE AND CLEAN-ENERGY GRANTS!
Billions of dollars in state/federal funding are available or on the horizon for local investments in clean energy, climate justice, and decarbonization solutions that will help Michigan hometowns pursue equitable prosperity, enhance quality of life, and improve public health, while preparing for extreme weather and other climate-related challenges.
However, with limited capacity and resources, communities frequently find it difficult to complete complex applications for this funding in the short timeframes often required.
With support from generous funders, 5 Lakes Energy will help local and Tribal governments—and community organizations—overcome these barriers to submit high-quality, competitive applications for climate and clean-energy grants.
5 Lakes Energy will meet partners “where they are” with a menu of services, including:
5 Lakes Energy hopes to help as many communities as possible submit as many successful grant applications as possible. To make the most of our resources, we will expect the partners we assist to:
We will provide free help to Justice 40 communities. To stretch available resources and invest them where they’re needed most, we may ask communities with greater means to pay for a share of our services.