Georgia Cities Foundation
Green Communities Fund Rebate Program

Green Communities Fund The Green Communities Fund is a rebate program offered by the Georgia Cities Foundation. The Green Communities Fund provides a 25% rebate for pre-approved, eligible energy efficient improvements to downtown commercial, mixed-use, and multi-family buildings within the state of Georgia.

Rebate Eligibility:

  • The project must be in Georgia.
  • The project must be a commercial building located within the boundaries of a city's downtown development authority or in a downtown area or neighborhood center approved by the Georgia Cities Foundation.
  • The project must have at least $10,000 in eligible energy efficiency improvements to qualify. The maximum rebate is $100,000 per project.
  • The replacement of windows and/or doors is not eligible for a rebate and cannot be included in the project total.
  • The applicant must document a projected energy savings improvement of 20% or a combined 10 year returnon investment.
  • All rebate applications must be approved by the Georgia Cities Foundation prior to beginning any eligible energy efficiency improvements.
  • The following applicants are not eligible:
    • Single-family residential
    • Government entities
    • Government-owned buildings, including buildings that are leased to non-governmental entities, are not eligible.
Contact Information
Please contact Chris Higdon, Community Development Manager, at (678) 651-1018 (office) or (404) 293-6359 (cell).
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