Financing for Businesses | National Energy Improvement Fund
One-Stop Finance Solutions for Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family and Municipal Energy Improvements

Learn about the three ways NEIF Commercial Energy Finance partners with commercial contractors:

Equipment Financing for Energy Upgrades

  • Financing for energy upgrades and resiliency projects for commercial, non-profit, and government properties.
  • When your customer is approved for financing, NEIF can arrange to have your equipment pre-funded before you begin work. NEIF can pay you or pay your distributor directly.
  • NEIF’s online portal provides you instant quotes and identifies the lowest possible rates and best terms.

Download the basic terms for NEIF Commercial Energy Finance here

Get Started on the NEIF Commercial Portal here

Working Capital for Contractors

  • Working capital is short-term bridge capital for up to $500,000 available to NEIF-approved contractors. 
  • Use working capital to cover any expense, so that you don't miss a beat while waiting for rebates or project payments.

Contact NEIF at to express interest in applying.

Rebate Advances via NEIF Rebate Bridge

  • Rebate payments can take up to 4 months to receive.
  • Stop waiting for the rebate agency to pay you. NEIF Rebate Bridge pays contractors within 1 week.
  • Use that cash to support your business needs immediately.

Visit our dedicated Rebate Bridge web page here.

NEIF provides its services through a highly qualified group of contractors. If you would like to join us, please apply here.


 See how NEIF's Commercial Products Help Contractors. 

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Learn: Basic Terms of NEIF's Commercial Financing

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Discover: NEIF's Premium Contractor Program

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