ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Sustainable Energy Fund is inviting not-for-profit and governmental entities in Pennsylvania to apply for a loans at 2 percent interest to complete energy efficiency or renewable energy projects. Projects must reduce energy consumption of non-sustainable resources or generate energy from sustainable resources. Total available funding through the Sustainable Energy Finance Program is $500,000 with funding ranging from $5,000 to $100,000. Funds will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Request for Applications can be downloaded at The deadline for submission is Jan. 29, 2015 at 4 p.m. EST. Projects may include HVAC upgrades, building envelope improvements, solar photovoltaic (PV) installation, and lighting retrofits, among others.

“The Sustainable Energy Finance Program creates a low-cost opportunity for not-for-profits to reduce their energy consumption and reclaim those dollars in support of their programs,” said John Costlow, president/CEO, in making the announcement. “Every dollar a not-for-profit or governmental organization saves on energy is one more dollar they have to further their mission.”

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Publication date: 11/3/2014

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