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Xcel Energy's Renewable Energy Trust (RET)

Xcel Energy’s Renewable Energy Trust (RET) is a grant program that supports renewable energy projects for Colorado nonprofit organizations and public entities. The program is funded through contributions from Xcel Energy residential and business customers either with lump-sum donations or through a premium on energy bills. The fund is administered through The Denver Foundation as a donor-advised fund. For more information on this program please visit the RET page on the Xcel Energy Website.

Applications for the upcoming review cycle will be accepted through December 15, 2017.
 
To apply, please complete a common grant application with an additional attachment that includes

1.       Your organization’s volunteer opportunities, if any.

2.       Your organization’s workforce development or workforce training opportunities, if any.

Proposals including attachments should be submitted in a single pdf document to RET@denverfoundation.org.
For questions about the proposal or the RET program related to your specific project, please contact, RETProgram@xcelenergy.com.

Grantees should expect notification of awards in February 2018.