“Creation is everything you do. Make something.” – Ntozake Shange
Find the funding you need to make your community a beacon of climate leadership. We hope the following grant resources help spark ideas and get projects off the ground.
Cool California Funding Wizard: The Funding Wizard is a searchable database of grants, rebates and incentives to help you pay for sustainable projects, all in one place! The wizard’s team comb the internet for funding opportunities in categories such as energy, air quality and climate change, transportation, urban development, waste management, water, and more.
Every year, the US EPA awards over $4 billion in funding for grants and other assistance agreements. From small non-profit organizations to large state governments, EPA works to help many visionary organizations achieve their environmental goals. With countless success stories over the years, EPA grants remain a chief tool in the advancement of human health and the environment.
California.grantwatch.com allows you to search for grants that promote environmentally friendly workplaces, schools, and communities.
The State of California awards numerous environmental grants listed here. State grants are awarded for environmental justice, air pollution reduction, toxic substances control, and more.
The EPIC program provides $162 million annually in grants for investments in green technologies, including technology research, demonstration, and deployment projects. See the FAQ page for more information about EPIC.