Efficiency Vermont and Burlington Electric Department are soliciting proposals from nonprofit organizations to receive grants that will enable them to help low-income Vermonters reduce their energy bills. Under the Vermont Community Energy Partnership Grant Program, non-profit organizations that have on-going relationships with low-income Vermonters are encouraged to submit applications for projects that will help low-income Vermonters: (1) achieve energy savings through the distribution of and/or direct installation of energy efficient products; (2) identify energy-saving opportunities in low income households; and (3) increase their energy awareness. Responses to this RFP must be delivered electronically to VEIC by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 15, 2015. VEIC will not accept responses submitted after 5:00 p.m. EDT on that date. Please submit your response electronically via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org with RFP Submittal for Vermont Community Energy Partnership Grant Program in the subject line. VEIC will respond to individual questions regarding this RFP only as follows: VEIC will receive questions regarding requirements and scope of work up to 5:00 p.m. EDT Monday, April 20, 2015, via e-mail only, to email@example.com with Vermont Community Energy Partnership Grant Program in the subject line. Please find the link to the Request-for-Proposal on the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation’s website at: http://www.veic.org/company/requests-for-proposals/vermont-community-energy-partnership-grant-program. This program is a partnership between Efficiency Vermont, Burlington Electric, and grant recipients. Efficiency Vermont and Burlington Electric will provide financial assistance, training, and materials as appropriate, whereas the selected grantees will implement the program for their constituents. Efficiency Vermont and Burlington Electric expect to award between 5-10 proposals in the range of $10,000 – $30,000.