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Minnesota Air Ventilation Pilot Grant Program launches RFP

Request for Proposals

The Minnesota Air Ventilation Pilot Grant Program is designed to improve the health and safety of school communities, and to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from baseline HVAC system conditions.

The Department of Commerce seeks proposals from eligible schools for the grant program. Schools must first complete a School Readiness Questionnaire by May 17, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. 

Request for Proposals

Program applicants will receive a response by June 10, 2024, and if invited to move forward, applicants will have until August 30, 2024 to apply for the grant. 

The following school types are public, as defined by the Minnesota Department of Education, for this grant program:

  1.  Independent Districts and Schools (Minn. Stat. 123B.02)
  2.  Special District and Schools (Minn. Stat 123A.69)
  3.  Charter Schools, provided they self-own their building(s) or there is a long-term lease (Minn. State 124E.03)

Eligible districts or schools may apply for a grant of up to 50% of the total costs, not to exceed $50,000, to improve the energy efficiency and performance of school ventilation systems.

Air Ventilation Pilot Grants

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