Boathouse on Diablo Lake, Photo by Seattle City Light/K. Kennedy
Seattle City Light LARRY WEIS, General Manager and CEO
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Green Up Grants

$400,000 a year available for local renewable energy projects.

Green Up grants provide funding for local renewable energy education programs and projects designed to educate and inspire the next generation of energy users and leaders, and add clean, renewable power to the grid.

We offer two ways for your organization to make a difference:

Education Grants: 

  • Support renewable energy teaching projects for K-12, higher education institutions, and non-profits
  • Receive up to $5,000
  • Applications accepted throughout the year

Solar and Innovation Grants: 

  • Support electricity-generating projects
  • Most projects funded up to $50,000 with possible funding up to $200,000.
  • Application open twice per year in the spring and fall

What City Light customers are eligible?

  • Non-profit 501(c)3 organizations
  • Public entities and government organizations
  • Schools and academic institutions
  • Tribal governments

See our FAQ for more details on eligibility, project requirements and other frequently asked questions.

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(206) 684-3800 or email

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    P.O. Box 34023
    Seattle, WA 98124-4023

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