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Energy Challenge Grants
Mayor Coleman Announces Energy Challenge Grant Recipients
July 9, 2010

SAINT PAUL With a focus on sustainability, Mayor Chris Coleman announced the ten recipients of the 2010 Energy Challenge Grants Wednesday. The non-profit organizations will receive grants averaging $5,000 to provide Saint Paul residents with training and education on reducing their energy use and green house gas emissions.

These grants allow non-profits to help residents save money and conserve energy. I am proud of the steps we have taken in recent years to improve building efficiency, energy production and our environment, and this initiative furthers Saint Paul as a national leader in environmental sustainability, Mayor Coleman said.

To fund these initiatives, the City is utilizing $50,000 in federal stimulus funds provided through the U.S. Department of Energys Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant.

The Sustainable Saint Paul Energy Challenge Grant recipients are:

Daytons Bluff Community Council;
District 2 Community Council;
District 6 Community Council;
East Side Neighborhood Development Company;
Hamline-Midway Coalition;
Payne Phalen District Five Planning Council;
St. Anthony Park Community Council;
Summit-University Planning Council;
Union Park District Council; and
West Side Citizens Organization

The grant-funded projects are expected to begin immediately and must be completed by June 30, 2011.

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