Applications to this fund are accepted and reviewed year round.

Complete this application if you are interested in being considered for a GRANT from the Metropolitan Edison Company Sustainable Energy Fund (the Met Ed Fund).

Complete information about the Met Ed Fund and its sister fund, the Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund, is available at

The purpose of the Met Ed Fund is to promote:

  • the development and use of renewable energy and clean energy technologies
  • the promotion of energy conservation and efficiency
  • the development of sustainable energy businesses
  • projects that improve the environment in the companies’ service territories, as defined by their relationship to the companies’ transmission and distribution facilities

While the fund is a component fund of Berks County Community Foundation, it is dedicated to serving the entire Met Ed service territory (a map is available at A companion fund was established to serve the company’s Penelec service territory.


Grant applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. After you apply, a staff member from the foundation will contact you for additional information (if needed) and to set up a site visit if appropriate. After all due diligence is complete, the fund advisory committee will consider the application.

Applications may be submitted any time except during April when our online grant application system undergoes annual upgrades. Total time from application to decision is approximately 90 days.

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