Community Grant

Promote innovation and support your community’s climate action goals. Apply for up to $25,000 to promote innovation and support your community’s climate action goals.
CORE’s Community Grant serves the purpose of promoting new technology and innovation during the design phase of new building construction, or significant remodel. This grant is a great way to push your project “beyond code.”


Project must promote innovation and support the community’s climate action goals.


  • Deadline: None, rolling application period, but you must contact CORE during the design phase
  • Grants cannot be approved for projects already underway
  • Funding: Up to $25,000
  • The grant award is not to exceed 50% of project cost minus any other grants or incentives
  • Projects must be fully completed before receiving grant payment


Please have the following documents on hand:
  • Signed W-9
  • Project documents (architectural or engineering drawings, photographs, and/or presentations that will clarify the project)

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CORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to leading the Roaring Fork Valley to a carbon-free, net zero energy future. Under the guidance of a Board of Directors–made up of elected officials, utility representatives, and committed citizens–CORE helps people, businesses, municipalities, facilities and nonprofit organizations save natural resources and lower energy bills while reducing their carbon footprint.