Four times a year, a select group of not-for-profit organizations are chosen from a pool of applicants to receive sustainability grants from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® and implement projects which support people and the planet.

Types of projects supported include:

  • Solar Energy & Other Renewable Technologies
  • Water Conservation & Protection
  • Air Quality Protection & Improvement
  • Waste Reduction & Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Promotion of Careers in Sustainability
  • Sustainability Education
  • Energy-efficiency Upgrades
  • Green Commuting
  • Public Space Enhancement
  • Promotion of Sustainability through the Arts

Recipients are chosen based on the following criteria:

  • IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations only
  • Located in the United States
  • The organization’s mission and contribution to its community
  • Uniqueness of the project
  • Impact of the project on the organization and those it serves
  • Ability to promote sustainability to the community using Sun Club® funds

Sun Club donations are not made to the following:

  • Individuals operating independent of a non-profit organization
  • Political organizations or campaigns
  • Organizations with the main mission of promoting a faith or religion
  • Organizations that limit membership or services based on race, religion, color, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation or national origin
  • Projects implemented outside the United States

If a Sun Club sustainability grant sounds like a good fit for your organization, please fill out the application below!

Once you submit your application, you will be redirected to a confirmation page. If you are not redirected, then your submission has not been received. It is recommended to make a copy of your application before you hit submit. (NOTE: You may not be contacted before or after recipients are chosen.)

Still have questions? Check out our FAQs or email

IMPORTANT NOTE: Before filling out this application, please seek the approval from ALL necessary decision makers at your organization.

Apply For A Sun Club Sustainability Grant