Welcome to the RETTEW Focus on Funding page! Please explore the featured funding opportunities below and contact our funding team to learn more about the programs, eligibility, and application assistance. We look forward to working with you to identify and secure the funding resources you need to successfully complete your projects!

Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG) Program

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Approximately $3 million in funding is available from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection through its AFIG program that supports vehicle retrofit and/or purchase projects, alternative fuel refueling infrastructure projects, and innovative technology projects. The AFIG program will remain open continuously until December 16, 2022. Townships and municipal authorities are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted through the DCED Electronic Single Application System.

• Award Amount: Maximum grant request is $300,000 per category
• Required Match: Varies by category
• Applications Due: Friday, August 26, 2022 – 4:00 PM (First period)

                                          Friday, December 16, 2022 – 4:00 PM (Second period)

Keystone Communities Program (KCP)

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development

The Keystone Communities Program encourages partnerships that support local initiatives, such as the growth and stability of neighborhoods and communities, as well as social and economic diversity. Local government entities (counties, cities, boroughs, townships, towns, and home rule municipalities) are eligible to apply for KCP grants, which include funds for planning, implementation, facades, development, public improvement, and accessible housing. To be considered, applications must be submitted through  the DCED Electronic Single Application System.

• Award Amount: Varies
• Required Match: Varies
• Applications Due: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

PPL Foundation Major Grants

PPL Foundation

The PPL Foundation’s Major Grants program is open to nonprofit organizations that are working to advance residents’ lives by improving education; addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion; and developing safe, strong, and sustainable communities. Applications for the Foundation’s grants should focus on major expansion of programming. Nonprofit organizations (501c3) in Pennsylvania’s 29 counties serviced by PPL Electric Utilities can apply. Municipalities, churches, schools, and chambers of commerce are not eligible. 

• Award Amount: $25,000 – $100,000
• Required Match: None stated
• Applications Due: Thursday, September 15, 2022