Request for Proposals

1. RFP – 2024 Municipal Resilience Program (MRP) Action Grant

PROPOSALS SOUGHT FOR: Financial assistance for municipalities who have received designation as a Resilient Rhody MRP municipality to implement priority adaptation actions identified through the MRP planning process.

OVERVIEW: The Municipal Resilience Program Action Grants support Resilient Rhody, Rhode Island’s first comprehensive climate resilience action strategy, by providing direct funding to MRP cities and towns to implement key projects identified through the Community Resilience
Building (CRB) workshops and Annual Resilience Updates.

Upon successful completion of the MRP workshop, municipalities are designated as “Resilient Rhody Municipalities” which enables municipalities to apply for dedicated MRP Action Grants to implement identified projects.

To view the full RFP, please click here.

To download the Application Template (Attachment A), please click here.

To download the Budget Template (Attachment B), please click here.


2. Small Business Clean Energy Grant Program

Opportunity Summary

PROPOSALS SOUGHT FOR: Funding for clean energy projects from Rhode Island small businesses to construct or make improvements to clean energy-related infrastructure and projects including but not limited to, those related to greenhouse gas reduction or elimination, zero-emission technology, clean heating, energy storage, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and demand-side management.

OVERVIEW: Small Business Clean Energy Program (“SBCEP”) is a competitive grant financing program providing capital funds for small businesses in Rhode Island, including non-profit, private, and other business-related entities, to make clean energy and/or energy efficiency-related improvements. The overall goal of this RFP is to support the small business community in making clean energy investments to their Rhode Island property. This RFP is focused on soliciting requests for financial and technical assistance, including in the form of grants, loans, and energy audits

To view full RFP, please click here.