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Apply by Oct. 3 for EnviroWatts

Do you have a not-for-profit project planned for sustainability, renewable energy, or environmental improvement? Get some green to fund green projects with an EnviroWatts grant from Tipmont REMC! 

The deadline to apply for the next round of EnviroWatts grants is Monday, Oct. 3. You can apply online at tipmont.org/community/envirowatts.

EnviroWatts funding comes from Tipmont REMC members who opt to add one cent per kilowatt-hour to their monthly bills, not to exceed $5 per month. A board of volunteer Tipmont members oversees the EnviroWatts fund, reviewing and making decisions on applications. 

PROJECTS SPONSORED BY ENVIROWATTS INCLUDE: 

  • Planting trees or native plants 
  • Enhancing species diversity 
  • Creating or restoring wildlife habitats 
  • Developing renewable energy sources and resources 
  • Encouragement of recycling 
  • Improvement of water quality in rivers, streams, and underground aquifers 
  • Improvement of our local area’s air quality 
  • Public education programs on local environmental issues 
  • Minimized energy use/waste disposal 
  • Education programs on the safe disposal of waste, especially hazardous/chemical waste 

EnviroWatts grant applications should be submitted before a project begins and can only be submitted through the online portal at tipmont.org/applyew. If you need help completing the application, please contact our Member Service team at 800-726-3953 or memberservice@tipmont.org.

PLANNING AHEAD FOR 2023? 

The first 2023 EnviroWatts application deadline is Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.

Nick Rogers

Nick Rogers

Nick Rogers is Tipmont's Communication Manager. He joined Tipmont REMC in 2021. Nick has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In a previous life, he covered arts & entertainment and continues to publish film reviews. He loves movies (big shocker!) as well as rooting for the Chicago Cubs and trying new restaurants. He lives in Lafayette with his wife and dogs.

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