Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund - Grant Requests

Complete this application if you are interested in being considered for a GRANT from the Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund (the Met Ed Fund).

Complete information about the Met Ed Fund and its sister fund, the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund, is available at www.metedpenelecsef.org.

The purpose of the Met Ed Fund is to promote:

  • the development and use of renewable energy and clean energy technologies
  • the promotion of energy conservation and efficiency
  • the development of sustainable energy businesses
  • projects that improve the environment in the companies’ service territories, as defined by their relationship to the companies’ transmission and distribution facilities

While the fund is a component fund of Berks County Community Foundation, it is dedicated to serving the entire Met Ed service territory (a map is available at www.metedpenelecsef.org). A companion fund was established to serve the company’s Penelec service territory.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, except applications are not accepted during the month of April. Total time from application to decision is approximately 90 days.

After you apply, a staff member from the foundation will contact you for additional information (if needed) and to set up a site visit if appropriate. After all due diligence is complete, the fund advisory committee will consider the application.

In order to apply for any grant, you must first click the Sign Up button in the top right corner to create an account. If you already established an account, click Sign In to proceed with applying for a grant.

Award
up to $50,000
Deadline
03/31/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Program/Project Name
  2. Describe the purpose of your program/project in one sentence.
  3. Is your project or program in the Met Ed service territory?
  4. The proposed program/project involves (check all that apply):
  5. If other, explain
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