Free Resources, Rebates, Grants, and Incentive Programs

The Town of Isle La Motte is working to keep residents abreast of free resources, rebates, grants, and incentive programs available for individuals and homeowners at the local, state, and national level.  Items listed have varying eligibilities, one-time limits, and pre-approvals, so please be are to review the details to see if you qualify.

While these programs will require individual application, please feel free to reach out should you require any support in completing the paperwork by emailing and we will do our best to help you.

Free Resources

The Champlain Islands Food Shelf was established in 2002 for ALL Grand Isle County, Vermont residents to alleviate food insecurity.

Private Facebook group allowing you to post anything you’d like to give away, lend, or share in this Buy Nothing community group.  Ask for anything you’d like to receive for free or borrow.


New Opportunities

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NRPC) is developing water quality projects on private roads that reduce nutrients and sediment into Lake Champlain.  The voluntary program will lead to optional road improvements which will be grant-funded.  Email for more information.

Governor Phil Scott and the Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) have announced $5 million of funding to support low- and moderate-income Vermont homeowners in repairing or replacing their failed or inadequate on-site water or wastewater systems. This is the third round of funding for the program.

To be eligible for funding, applicants must:

    • Have a failed or inadequate on-site drinking water and/or wastewater system (also known as wells, springs, septicsystems or tanks, leach fields, drywells, or cesspools)
    • Own and live on a residential property with either a single-family home or an owner-occupied, multi-family home with up to four units
    • Earn a household income of less than $80,835 per year

VEC offers bill credits to members who purchase qualifying devices that displace the use of fossil fuels. The incentives are designed to help members choose  technologies for heating and cooling their homes, transportation, and other tasks, that are cleaner and less expensive over the long term. For more information please contact VEC Member Services at 1-800-832-2667 or (Read VEC’s 2023 Energy Transformation Plan here.)


New Vermont Fluorescent Lightbulb Restrictions Begin in 2024!  Starting January 1, 2024, a new state law will prohibit the sale of specific mercury-containing fluorescent lightbulbs in Vermont. Retrofit rebates are available for a limited time, please visit to learn more.

Efficiency Vermont is helping our state transition to a more affordable and cleaner future. We work with partners throughout Vermont to save customers money, strengthen our state’s economy, and lower carbon emissions.

The Vermont Legislature has authorized four statewide vehicle incentive programs for income-qualified Vermonters:

    1. an incentive program for the purchase or lease of a new plug-in electric vehicle (PEV);
    2. an incentive program for the purchase of a high fuel-efficiency used vehicle called MileageSmart;
    3. an incentive program that retires 10+ year old internal combustion engine vehicles and provides funds for cleaner transportation alternatives called Replace Your Ride; and
    4. an incentive program for the purchase of a new electric bicycle (eBike).

There are a variety of incentives available to Vermonters for electric vehicles, at-home charging, electric bikes, electric motorcycles, lawn equipment, and more. Check our incentive calculator tool to learn more about available federal, state, and electric utility incentives for vehicle purchases.


The Inflation Reduction Act lowers energy costs for consumers and small businesses while creating good-paying jobs as America’s clean energy economy and manufacturing sectors grow.  Learn more below on how you or your family can save on utility bills, get support to purchase electric vehicles and energy-saving appliances, and access the economic opportunities of the clean energy future.  Find out which programs are available to you so that you can benefit from American made clean energy as soon as today, and sign up below to be the first to receive updates and take advantage of these opportunities.