Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize: Sponsorship


OverviewPhase OnePhase TwoWhat‘s Your Vision?

Impact From Your Sponsorship

Become a Sponsor and Support Inclusive Innovation

Your contribution will help Phase One Winners as they develop entrepreneurship and innovation in climate and clean energy technologies in disadvantaged communities across the country.

Support teams by facilitating their participation in upcoming meetings and events where they will have the opportunity to share their progress, engage with external organizations, and join networking events.

Learn how you can get involved
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Accelerating the Impact of Diverse Entrepreneurs

Alabama Energy Transformation Initiative

Central Valley Innovation Ecosystem

Clean Energy Restoration for Rural Alaska Villages

Community Engagement for Clean Energy Economy

Creative Collaborations Build Thriving Communities

Empowering the Future Energy Workforce

Energy Profiles to Build Community Resilience

Feed the Second Line: Get Lit, Stay Lit!

Green Door Initiative

Increased Battery Workforce Development

Imani Green Works! Community Justice & Innovation

Native Sun REZ Network

New Haven Eco-Entrepreneurship Creative Lab

The Path to Tribal Energy Sovereignty

SEEDING Knoxville’s Just Energy Ecosystem

Solar Utilization and Commercialization for Energy Efficiency Devices (SUCCEED)

“Xcelerating” Black Climate Startups in Portland

Three Ways the Department of Energy is Becoming More Inclusive:

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Enhancing Accessibility: DOE is identifying opportunities to make funding more accessible and inclusive to a broader pool applicants. The public-private partnerships developed through prize sponsorships will create funding opportunities that are moremore sustainable and equitable.

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Community Engagement and Capacity Building: Discovering Federal funding opportunities and navigating application processes can consume significant time and resources. DOE is finding more ways to connect with those in need of Federal funds and application support by partnering with established community-centric organizations.

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Creating a STEM Pipeline: Discovering Federal funding opportunities and navigating application processes can consume significant time and resources. DOE is finding more ways to connect with those in need of Federal funds and application support by partnering with established community-centric organizations.

Sponsorship Packages

Join us and empower leaders in the clean energy economy.

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Climate Guardian: $100,000+

Recognition:

  • Includes CHAMPION level recognition
  • Access to awardees
  • Speaking engagement or promotional video opportunities

Funds Support:

  • American-Made Challenges (AMC) Connector support for Phase One winning teams
  • AND AMC Power Connector support for Phase Two winning teams
  • Speaking engagement or promotional video opportunities
  • Prize administration & events

Climate Champion: $25,000 - $100,000

Recognition:

  • Includes LEADER level recognition
  • Up to 1-page exclusive feature in promotional material

Funds Support:

  • AMC Connector support for Phase One winning teams
  • OR AMC Power Connector support for Phase Two winning teams
  • Prize administration & events

Climate Leader: $5,000 - $25,000

Recognition:

  • Includes VISIONARY level recognition
  • Feature in promotional material

Funds Support:

  • AMC Connector support for Phase One winning teams
  • Prize administration & events

Climate Visionary: up to $5,000

Recognition:

  • Social media thank you
  • Recognition on printed/online material

Funds Support:

  • Prize administration & events

Values are cash or in-kind

Reach out to us to create a package that works for you

Solutions that help shape the future

Are you a thinker, entrepreneur, facility or potential partner? Anyone with an innovative idea can help promote transformation by participating in the American-Made Challenges.

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