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Join community, business and non-profit leaders, elected officials, students, state agency staff, and congregations as we kick-off the new Metro CERTs (Clean Energy Resource Teams) Network. Come and network, see old friends, meet new ones, enjoy local and organic refreshments, and hear about...
The Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs) are excited to announce the 2008 Request for Proposals (RFP) to fund technical assistance for community clean energy projects throughout greater Minnesota. CERTs grants are awarded by regional CERT steering committees, made up of community members and energy...
The Central Region Clean Energy Resource Team (CERT) has allocated part of its regional funds to help cover grant preparation costs for area residents applying for the USDA’s renewable energy and energy efficiency grants. CERT grant assistance funds can cover up to 50% of the grant writer costs...
As we kick off 2008, we are excited to announce the projects awarded CERTs mini-grants in each of the six Greater Minnesota CERTs regions. Typically in the amount of $5,000, we hope that these grants help projects garner further funding and bring communities together in identifying and implementing...



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Minnesota Department of Commerce University of Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships and Extension Great Plains Institute Southwest Regional Development Commission