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Energy Improvement Matching Grants

Deadline to apply is November 15, 2015, there is only one grant cycle

Any congregation or faith-based community (including faith-based schools) that has received a Power Wise Energy Audit is eligible to apply for up to $10,000 in Matching Grants to implement the Energy Conservation Measures suggested in their Energy Audit Reports.

This program, which is made possible by the generous support of the Kendeda Foundation, helps congregations make energy efficiency improvements that would otherwise be cost-prohibitive. See below for a number of projects that have been funded in the past.

Click here to see our latest recipients.  Applications for the next round of grants are will be due November 15, 2015. We are only having one grant cycle a year!

Matching Grant Information               Matching Grant Application               Leadership Support Letter

Matching Grant Recipients

Projects Funded in November 2014

11 Congregations and one faith-based school received a total of $60,000

Projects Funded in November 2013

11 Congregations received a total of $49,500

  • Christ Episcopal Church, Macon - $1150 for WIFI Thermostats and insulation
  • Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, Fayetteville - $5000 for HVAC Direct Digital Controls
  • First Baptist Church of Blakely, Blakely - $3129 for thermostats and insulation
  • First Presbyterian Church of Donalsonville, Donalsonville - $2848 for thermostats and insulation
  • Northminster Presbyterian Church, Macon - $6000 for Direct Digital Controls
  • Northwest Unitarian Universalist Church, Sandy Springs - $7956 for WIFI Thermostats and insulation
  • St Catherine's Episcopal Church, Marietta - $6875 for WIFI Thermostats and insulation
  • St Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta - $9000 to upgrade to LED Lighting
  • St Thomas More Catholic Church, Decatur - $2000 for WIFI Thermostats
  • Young Israel of Toco Hills, Atlanta - $2400 for HVAC Upgrade

Projects Funded in November 2012

12 congregations received a total of $52,492

  • Central Presbyterian Church - $10,000 for thermal windows
  • Church of the Incarnation, Episcopal - $6,300 for lighting upgrades, programmable thermostats, and vacancy sensors
  •  First Baptist Church of Decatur - $10,000 for lighting upgrades
  • First Baptist Church of Blakely - $1,632 for blown-in insulation in sanctuary
  • First Christian Church of Decatur - $1,582 for expansion of direct digital control system
  • Marietta Adventist Church -  $10,000 for lighting upgrades and programmable thermostats
  • Peachtree Road United Methodist Church - $2,938 for lighting upgrade in pre-school building
  • St. Andrews Presbyterian Church - $6,144 for lighting upgrades in education building
  • St. James Episcopal Church - 3,896 to Install Sanctuary insulation

Projects Funded in May 2012

Six congregations received a total of $16,143 in May 2012:

Projects Funded in November 2011

Fourteen congregations received a total of $81,816 in November 2011:

Projects Funded in May 2011

Sixteen congregations and one Jewish school received a total of $109,440 in May 2011:

  •  Congregation Etz Chaim - $11,715 for reinsulation of the education & administration buildings and the kitchen

Projects Funded in November 2010

Six congregations received a total of $52,064 in November 2010:

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Projects Funded in May 2010

Eight congregations received a total of $42,870 in May 2010:

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