Whether you’re saving lives, improving communities or providing specialized services to your members, nonprofit organizations of all shapes and sizes can find ways to improve energy efficiency in their building spaces. Many practical energy-saving measures can pay for themselves in just a couple of years or less. Taking steps to better manage energy use is a strategic way to cut costs and keep your valued funds directed toward supporting your mission and programs.

Programs and Incentives for Nonprofit Organizations

The BGE Smart Energy Savers Program® offers a variety of energy efficiency programs that can help nonprofit organizations cut costs. Incentives are available for such things as lighting retrofits, personal occupancy sensors and power strips, new HVAC equipment and performing building tune-up services on existing HVAC systems and controls.

You can find incentives for these improvements and more through the programs listed below.

Small Business Energy Solutions

Energy Solutions for Business

Building Tune-Up

Combined Heat and Power

How to Participate


Maryland Clean Energy Capital Program (MCEC) offers funding for energy efficiency projects for nonprofits such as universities, hospitals and schools in Maryland. Learn more.


Customer Spotlights

See how we’re helping other nonprofit facilities save energy and money.