Incentives & Rebates

A list of featured incentives & rebates for each topic area.

Climate & Air

Community Power Works
Seattle's home energy upgrade program
Trees for Neighborhoods
Program participants receive free trees, training, watering bags and technical assistance.
Community Climate Projects
Supporting community-led climate action ideas
Get on the Map
Publicly recognizes business taking actions for the environment. Free for businesses to particpate.
Trees for Neighborhoods
Program participants receive free trees, training, watering bags and technical assistance.
Community Climate Projects
Supporting community-led climate action ideas
Residential Water Incentives
Seattle Public Utilities is part of the Saving Water Partnership which funds water conservation programs in Seattle and King County.
Business Utility Incentives
The Seattle Public Utilities Resource Venture program offers free tools and assistance to help Seattle area businesses conserve resources and prevent pollution
Rainwise
Offers tools and incentives for homeowners to manage strormwater runoff at home.
Trees for Neighborhoods
Provides free trees, training, and supplies to encourage more folks to plant trees in their yards.
SDOT Community Tree Program
The Seattle Department of Transportation is seeking suggestions of where to plant about 100 trees within (about) a 4 to 5-square block area.
Way to Go, Seattle
Your one stop source for SDOT incentive programs, mobility apps and info about changing to walking, biking, using transit, and carpooling
Safe Routes to School
Provides grants of up to $1,000 to schools and community groups for education and encouragement programs for walking and biking to school.
SCL Rebates & Incentives
Seattle City Light offers numerous incentives, rebates and tools for residents and businesses looking to conserve energy and save money.
Appliance Rebates
Appliances make up about 20 percent of your home’s electricity use. When are you ready to upgrade, check here first.

Building & Energy

Community Power Works
Community Power Works helps residents upgrade their homes to save energy and money, while growing our local energy efficiency construction economy.
Professional Home Energy Audits
Receive a deeply discounted home energy audit through City Light and Community Power Works. This stem-to-stern analysis evaluates current home insulation levels, windows and doors, heating and cooling equipment, ductwork, and more to develop an Energy Performance Score and a list of energy improvements.
Green Permitting
Put your project ahead of others while meeting the highest sustainability goals.
Community Climate Projects
Each year OSE solicits proposals from community groups and neighborhood based organizations to support projects that reduce climate impacts from energy use, transportation and purchasing/food choices.
Community Power Works
Community Power Works helps residents upgrade their homes to save energy and money, while growing our local energy efficiency construction economy.

Transportation & Land Use

Way to Go, Seattle!
Way to Go, Seattle! is your one stop source for SDOT incentive programs, mobility apps and info about changing to walking, biking, using transit, and carpooling.
Walk, Bike, Ride Challenge
In the summertime, you can sign up to track your biking, walking and transit-use and get entered to win some great prizes!

Food

Food - Community Climate Projects
Supporting great community focused climate action ideas in the categories of energy, waste, transportation, and food.
P-Patch Community Gardening
P-Patch Program is Seattle's community gardening programand is open to Seattle residents.
Food - Community Climate Projects
Supporting great community focused climate action ideas in the categories of energy, waste, transportation, and food.
Fresh Bucks
Fresh Bucks doubles the value of SNAP benefits redemeed at Seattle Farmers Markets, up to $10 per day.

Waste

Green Your Business
Resources, tips and incentives to help your business save money and save resources.
School Recycling & Waste Reduction Grants
Seattle Public Utilities offers grants to implement or expand food waste composting, recycling and waste reduction programs in K-12 public and private schools in Seattle.

Water

Residential RainWise Program
Seattle Public Utilities' RainWise program provides resources, tools and incentives to help you manage stormwater at home, reduce flooding and protect Seattle's water.
Reduce Water Use
Installing efficient fixtures and taking steps to conserve water can help reduce your water use and utility bills year-round. Tools, resources and incentives to help you get started.
Business Incentives
Seattle Public Utilities incentives for greening businesses

Trees & Open Space

Trees for Neighborhoods
Single- and multi-family dwellings account for the largest portion of the city's land mass (67 percent) and therefore the biggest opportunity for planting new trees. This means many Seattle residents and building owners can make a huge difference in helping us reach Seattle's tree canopy goals. The City, through Seattle Public Utilities, offers an annual tree giveaway and training program.
Street trees for your community
SDOT is interested in finding neighborhoods where we can plant about 100 trees within (about) a 4 to 5-square block area. Send them your suggestion!
Street trees for your community
SDOT is interested in finding neighborhoods where we can plant about 100 trees within (about) a 4 to 5-square block area. Send them your suggestion!