Investment Application

Apply for investment by filling out the below investment application form. The Clean Energy Trust’s 501vc® Seed Fund invests $100k - $300k in early stage cleantech startups in the Mid-Continent region of the United States.

We look for companies that fit the following criteria: 

- Developing innovations to solve environmental challenges 

- Pre-Seed to Series A 

- Based in the Mid-Continent region of the United States

Applications are currently being considered for our Winter Investment Cycle, which will begin in January 2020. We expect investment decisions for this cycle to be made in April 2020. Once you submit the investment application form, we will provide an initial response within 2 to 3 weeks.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Program Manager Dylan O'Reilly ( or click here to learn more about our 501vc® Seed Fund.

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