Location: Georgia, Southeast
Grant Amount: $75,000
Groundswell is a nonprofit based in the American southeast that builds community power through equitable community solar projects and resilience centers, clean energy programs that reduce energy burdens, and research initiatives that help light the way to clean energy futures. Groundswell has served more than 5,500 income-qualified customers with more than $2.75 million per year in clean energy savings. With the Rural Climate Partnership, Groundswell is recruiting rural leaders to deploy rural clean energy strategies through workshops, trainings, and outreach. Additionally, Groundswell is developing an open and downloadable “tool kit” with practical guidance to assist rural leaders in creating new community projects.