What can a co-op use the grant money for?

Grant money can be used to help pay for supplies, equipment, materials, installation, and other costs directly related to the implementation of the project in your application.

Ineligible activities and costs include the following:

  • Normal operating costs
  • Honorariums or payments to co-op members
  • Staffing costs
  • Regular maintenance costs
  • Costs for projects or work that are on-going or already completed
  • Planned renewal or major project costs (including retrofits and upgrades eligible under existing incentive programs, e.g. Energy Conservation Assistance Program)