News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 12, 2012
EnergyWorks KC hosts pre-proposal informational meeting for neighborhood grant applications
The City of Kansas City, Mo.’s EnergyWorks KC (EWKC) program invites neighborhoods and non-profit organizations that serve Kansas City, Mo., to learn how they can obtain grants for community-based projects that promote energy efficiency at a pre-proposal informational meeting. The meeting will take place Thursday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at the Green Impact Zone, 4600 Paseo Blvd.
EWKC is an initiative focused on improving the energy efficiency of existing buildings throughout Kansas City, Mo. EWKC’s Community-based Energy Efficiency Request for Proposals makes a total of $180,000 available for a limited number of community-based, energy efficiency projects. Respondents from neighborhoods or non-profit organizations that serve Kansas City, Mo., are encouraged to apply. Up to $50,000 may be granted to any one neighborhood organization or any one neighborhood organization partnership. The total up to $50,000 may be granted to a single project or to multiple projects that achieve at least 15 percent energy/water savings. More than one small grant may be approved for a single neighborhood area if requests are received from different proposers.
Detailed requirements, guidelines, selection criteria, timeline and project eligibility will be discussed at length at the pre-proposal meeting.
Proposals are due Friday, Sept. 28 at 5 p.m.
Individuals interested in attending this meeting should confirm their attendance with Denise Dillard at Denise.Dillard@kcmo.org.
Contact Jenifer Degen at Jenifer.Degen@kcmo.org or 816-513-3475 to obtain a copy of the request for proposals or to ask questions.
Media inquiries may be directed to Danielle Baulckim, EWKC marketing coordinator, at 816-513-3473.