Applications for a new matching grant program targeted to local businesses in our industrial areas are now being accepted. 

The City of Iowa City is offering an energy efficiency incentive program designed to save your firm money while helping achieve the City’s emission reduction goals. Improving energy efficiency can be costly, which is why we are offering matching grants, up to $250,000, in three of our industrial areas to assist in the improvements. If your business is located in one of the three industrial areas shown on this map, you may be eligible: 

  • Sycamore & First Avenue
  • Heinz Road
  • Scott 6

These grants are available first come, first served, with up to $250,000 available to qualifying applicants in the following categories:

  • Advanced heating & cooling systems
  • Lighting system upgrades
  • Building automation controls
  • Solar power & water heating systems
  • Insulation, high performance glass, & cool roofs
  • Mechanical upgrades
  • Alternative refrigerant systems

Please use the following forms to start the application process:

Eligible industrial areas in Iowa City

A map of areas that can receive funds from the TIF-funded Climate Action incentive program.

Date of publication

Thursday, February 25, 2021