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GRID Alternatives partners with whole communities to bring solar power and solar jobs to low-income communities and communities of color.
Companies that invest in GRID Alternatives are investing in positive, measurable impacts in their community and demonstrating a commitment to environmental sustainability. Corporate partners can support our work through a variety of ways, including sponsored workdays for their employees and/or investment in our local programs. Click here for a list of our organization-wide partnerships.
Sponsor a Solar Corporate Workday with GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic to demonstrate your company's commitment to your local community and to the environment, while engaging your group in a fun and educational team-building project with tangible, long-term benefits for a family in need.
We partner with local job training organizations to provide individuals hands-on experience and networking opportunities, complementing classroom learning and preparing them for employment. In the District, our job training is run through Solar Works DC, a DC funded job training program.
We partner with local governments throughout the region to help them address housing affordability, provide meaningful workforce development opportunities for residents, and meet their renewable energy goals. In the District, GRID has partnered with the Department of Energy and the Environment and the Department of Employment Services to implement Solar Works DC, a hands-on job training and low-income solar installation program. GRID has previously partnered with the City of Baltimore to bring 31 homes solar energy.
We help electric utilities develop programs and solar projects meet their renewable energy goals and address energy affordability for low-income customers.
We partner with both single-family and multifamily affordable housing providers to develop solar projects that make their housing more environmentally sustainable, reduce electricity costs for residents, and provide solar workforce training opportunities for community members. Affordable housing partners include DC Housing Authority, the NHP Foundation, The Coalition for Non-Profit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED), and Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND). Learn about our technical assistance program for multifamily housing.