DC Green Bank leverages public purpose funding to attract private capital to:
DC Green Bank values Sustainability. We know that when economic development, the environment, and public health are in balance that communities will thrive.
DC Green Bank values the Clean Economy. We are investing in a clean economy for the District where economic renewal and job creation go hand-in-hand with a cleaner, more energy-efficient, and resilient community.
DC Green Bank values Inclusive Prosperity. We are investing in clean energy and a resilient future making sure every community across the District sees and experiences the benefits.
The Mayor and City Council created DC Green Bank in 2018 with the District of Columbia Green Finance Authority Establishment Act.
With the clear goal of accelerating the clean energy transition, DC Green Bank will mobilize private investment to provide gap financing, remove up-front costs and maximize the impact of public investments in carbon neutrality, climate resiliency, and inclusive economic growth. It will facilitate a more equitable green transition where all DC residents are recipients of the benefits of a cleaner and vibrant city.
Moreover, DC Green Bank seeks to be the go-to financing resource for District residents, small business owners, and commercial developers interested in energy efficiency improvements, clean energy installations, and green infrastructure construction.