Energize CT is offering grants of as much as $50,000 to non-profit, community-based organizations and municipalities to familiarize residents and businesses with the energy efficiency programs that are available in Connecticut.

Reaching people and small businesses in distressed cities and towns, low-income households and people with limited proficiency in English is a priority for this grant program. The deadline to apply for a grant is March 3 and Energize CT will hold a webinar on Jan. 24 at noon and 7 p.m. where people interested in applying can learn more.

Energize Connecticut is an initiative of the Energy Efficiency Fund, the Connecticut Green Bank, the State of Connecticut, and local electric and gas utilities. Funding for Energize CT comes a charge on customer energy bills, and it provide Connecticut residents, businesses, and communities with resources to save on energy costs while building a clean energy future.