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Energy & Sustainability Grants

Environmental project type example - Community GardenEnergy and Sustainability projects help neighborhoods curb energy consumption and protect natural environments. Energy and sustainability initiatives build partnerships and strengthen communities by focusing equal emphasis on people, economics and the environment. The goal of these initiatives is to create stronger, more sustainable communities by making homes and structures more efficient, lowering energy and water use and thereby reducing costs, providing transit alternatives, reducing, reusing and recycling resources and encouraging healthy lifestyles to improve our quality of life.

Project examples include: 

  • Sustainability Plans
  • Energy Audits
  • Energy and Water Efficiency Upgrades
  • Bicycle Racks and Lanes
  • Walking Trails
  • Open Space Improvements
  • Adopt-A-Stream Programs
  • Bicycle Sharing Program
  • Rain Barrels
  • Electric car charging station installation
  • Tree Banding​

For more information about environmental projects, contact Atalie Zimmerman at 704-336-4594 or azimmerman@charlottenc.gov