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Apply for A Grant

We invest in community-based organizations who share our vision to combat the effects of climate change, advance social justice in the communities we serve, and create green jobs in New York.

2024 Grant Cycle

Grant applications are accepted from March 1, 2024 through September 1, 2024. Applications submitted before May 31 will be reviewed in June. Applications submitted after June 1 will be reviewed in September.

The grant application will close on September 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Grants will no longer be reviewed on a rolling basis.



Con Edison will consider funding requests for specific programs and projects within our areas of interest.

To be eligible, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be a community-based organization; educational institution; or coalition, or alliance, of institutions, this includes environmental justice networks. Your organization must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable entity, as described in Section 509(a)(1) or 509(a)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code. In a collective group scenario, a designated 501(c)(3) nonprofit is required as the fiscal agent for funding.
  • Be located in Con Edison’s service territory (New York City and Westchester)
  • Be able to demonstrate work in the affected community and that the specific project will generate measurable social value.

Priority will be given to programs and projects located in a state-designated disadvantaged community.

Con Edison does not make grants to:

  • Individuals
  • Endowments or endowment campaigns
  • Scholarship funds
  • Other private foundations
  • Debt retirement or to cover past operating deficits
  • Candidates for political office or to influence specific legislation (lobbying)
  • Religious organizations for realizing a doctrinal purpose