Michigan Saves

 Trusted Commercial Financing for Michigan Saves Contractors and Customers 

Learn more about Michigan Saves Commercial Financing with NEIF

NEIF is an authorized lender of Michigan Saves, the nation’s first non-profit green bank. NEIF provides financing for project amounts of $2,000 and greater to Michigan Saves contractors and customers.

Questions? Contact Jensen Handwork, Director of Commercial Programs & Training, at jhandwork@neifund.org or (720) 724-7673.

Three Simple Steps For Customers

1. Get a Proposal

Tell your NEIF-Approved Contractor that you’d like to review a monthly payment proposal; or, contact NEIF directly. If you don’t have a contractor selected, Click Here!

2. Simple Application

Apply online and receive notification of approval typically within 2-3 business days.

3. Installation

Sign closing documents and work with your contractor to schedule the installation.

Who is Eligible?​

Any commercial, non-profit, or municipal customer located in Michigan – Projects $2,000 and up. Must be installed by a contractor approved by both Michigan Saves & NEIF. 

What improvements Qualify?

Work must be performed by a NEIF-Approved Contractor.

  • Energy Efficiency & Related Equipment
    • Lighting & Controls
    • HVAC & Refrigeration
    • Other
  • Battery Storage & Electrical Vehicle Charging
  • Solar & Solar Thermal
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Plumbing Work & Water Efficiency Equipment
  • Non-Efficiency Equipment (case-by-case)

Three Simple Steps For Contractors

1. Register

You must be registered as an authorized contractor of Michigan Saves to participate in this program. Learn More Here!

If you’re not already a NEIF – Approved Contractor, Apply Here!

2. Propose and Close Projects

Use the NEIF Commercial Finance Portal to propose and close more projects and bigger projects with simple monthly payment solutions.

3. Get Paid!

Contractors paid quickly within one week of project completion. 50% progress payments typically available upon customer approval.


Program Info Sheet

Learn more about the program and its basic terms.

Contractor Training

Schedule a one-on-one training for a demo of the Commercial Finance Portal and process.

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