Energy Conservation Grant now closed to applications

Update: ArtsBuild is no longer accepting energy grant applications. The Energy Conservation Grant was offered on a first come, first serve basis and we have reached our limit in application submissions. Thank you to all who applied – applications will be reviewed in the order they were received until all spots have been granted.

ArtsBuild Ontario is pleased to provide a limited number of one-time grants of $2,500 towards the cost of a new renovation or project that will result in lowering of your organization’s monthly energy bill. This grant is part of ArtsBuild Ontario’s Energy Conservation Program, which endeavors to provide energy conservation training and resources to arts organizations that support efforts to reduce yearly energy consumption.


Nonprofit arts organizations in Ontario responsible for the maintenance of their facilities and who pay for their own utilities.


Eligible projects must be in a nonprofit arts facility in Ontario. Examples of eligible projects include but are not limited to:

  • Installation of energy efficient lighting systems
  • Installation of low flow toilets
  • Replacing windows and/or roofs

The projects should:

  • Reduce your monthly energy expenses
  • Contribute to the sustainability of your facility

Priority is given to projects that:

  • Demonstrate the estimated energy savings (through a letter from the supplier or engineer that includes the estimated savings)
  • Will be completed by September 2016 (approximately)
  • Will commit to participating in a case study following the completion of their project AND provide data that supports the reduction in energy consumption.


Please complete the Application Form and email or call Lindsay Golds, Executive Director, ArtsBuild Ontario at 519.880.3670 ext 102 or


This is a one-time funding opportunity. This is first come, first serve, provided your organization can commit to the requirements and eligibility listed in the guidelines. Please submit your application ASAP!