The application must be completed for only one facility address. Applications for additional buildings may be submitted and considered separately. Submit your completed application to:
Mail: BWL Nonprofit Facility Grant
Attn: Aileen Gow
PO Box 13007
Lansing, MI 48901
If you have any questions, please contact Aileen Gow at firstname.lastname@example.org or 517.702.6771.
BWL typically notifies applicants of decisions within 30 calendar days of application submission and will make payment arrangements. The applicant then has 60 calendar days from the date of grant approval to install the improvements.
Participating organizations receive free energy assessments and cost-effective improvements to their facility. Once improvements are made, the savings are ongoing. Staff and clients are also provided information about energy efficiency practices.
The available grant may only be used for projects that provide upgrades to the energy efficiency of the organization’s facility and include the purchase and installation of qualifying equipment. Examples include, but are not limited to:
- Lighting (interior, exterior, LED upgrades)
- Controls (cooling and ventilation, computers, lighting, variable frequency drives, vending machines, occupancy sensors)
- Mechanical Equipment (air conditioning/heat pumps, air- and water-cooled chiller replacement, electric water heaters, pipe insulation, pre-rinse spray aerators)
- Commercial Kitchen/Retail (ENERGY STAR® appliances such as steam cookers, refrigerators, freezers, ice machines, fryers, hot holding cabinets, dishwashers)