Last DSIRE Review: 09/25/2012
||State Grant Program
|Eligible Efficiency Technologies:
||Equipment Insulation, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Chillers , Furnaces , Boilers, Heat pumps, Central Air conditioners, CHP/Cogeneration, Heat recovery, Energy Mgmt. Systems/Building Controls, Caulking/Weather-stripping, Duct/Air sealing, Building Insulation, Windows, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Room Air Conditioners
|Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
||Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Wind, Biomass, Geothermal Electric, CHP/Cogeneration, Alternative Energy Systems, Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Note: The most recent application period closed January 15, 2011. Check the program web site for the status of the next round of applications.
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is offering $50 Million in Energy Efficiency Matching Grants for Illinois Schools over the next two fiscal years. The initial round of grants opened on October 12, 2010 and concluded with applications due on or before January 15, 2011.
The ISBE Energy Efficiency Grants are a dollar-for-dollar state matching grant program for energy efficiency projects in schools. All state funded educational institutions within the state of Illinois are eligible. Grant awards are available up to $250,000 and can be used for insulation, windows, doors, energy controls, lighting, energy recovery, energy conservation, alternative energy systems and other projects designed to reduce energy consumption.
Grant applicants may obtain application materials and instructions through the ISBE Web Application Security portal (IWAS). Upon completion, applications will be submitted to the school district for review and submission to the Regional Office of Education. The Regional Office of Education will then review the application and submit it to the Illinois State Board of Education.
Illinois State Board of Education
School Business Services Division
100 N. 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62777
Phone: (217) 782-4321
Phone 2: (217) 785-8779
Web Site: http://www.isbe.state.il.us/