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Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, you’re eligible to apply for a sustainability grant! Please email us at to schedule an introductory call with our team.

Below are some sample questions and guidelines that will be addressed during the application process:

1. Tell us about your organization, why it was established, and how it serves the local community.

2. How does your organization currently foster sustainability?

3. Sun Club sustainability projects are graded on their environmental, financial, and social impacts. We can help you identify these metrics, if needed.

4. How will this sustainability project benefit your organization and your beneficiaries?

5. Applicants must list the exact dollar amount requested for a grant to be reviewed, meaning quotes/bids should be collected before the application is reviewed.

6. Supporting documentation is required for each element of the proposed sustainability project. (i.e., quotes, bids, invoices, receipts, etc.)

7. Solar projects are required to have 3 solar bids on file for the application to be reviewed.

8. Funding requests for sponsorships, general operating expenses, or administrative costs will be denied and should not be included in a grant request.

9. Applicants must disclose any donations from other NRG Energy, Inc. brands and/or competing retail energy providers/suppliers.

10. Be prepared to share the anticipated project timeline, notating any required internal approvals, fundraising goals, bidding, and any planned phases that must be completed before this proposed project.

11. Grant recipients are expected to help communicate the sustainability project to their community, alongside Green Mountain Energy through broadcast, print media, and active social media platforms.

12. Grant recipients are expected to promote Green Mountain Energy and the Sun Club program to their audience using any/all of the following: newsletters, blogs, promotional tabling, and guest speaking engagements.

13. New recipients are expected to be in partnership with Green Mountain Energy for a minimum of 3 years.


Our customers have avoided


pounds of CO2

That’s like planting


new trees.