The Department of Environmental Protection is now accepting applications for Small Business Advantage Grants to fund energy efficiency and pollution prevention grants. (formal notice)

DEP will begin accepting applications July 25 and will continue to accept them until funds run out.

Up to $1 million in funding is available to small business for grants up to a maximum of $9,500 for projects that save a minimum of $500 and at least 25 percent in energy consumption or pollution related expenses.

An eligible applicant must have 100 or fewer employees, be a for-profit small business owner and be taxed as a for-profit business located within this Commonwealth. The project to which the grant will apply must be located within the applicant’s Commonwealth facility.

More information and an application will be available on DEP’s Small Business Advantage Grants webpage.  Questions should be directed to DEP’s Grant Center at 717-705-5400 or send email to: