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Climate Change & Energy

Faith in Place supports communities of faith and spirituality across Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin to take action on climate change by transitioning away from reliance on fossil fuels, at individual, community, and state levels.

Program Activities

Climate Change Education

Illinois Solar For All


Energy Efficiency Education

Thriving Faith Communities

Interested in having Faith in Place staff educate your House of Worship or Organization on one of these topics? Email us at

Program Impact Since 2017

Learn about
Thriving Faith Communities

Does your House of Worship want support in lowering your building's carbon footprint and saving money?

Thriving Faith Communities will connect you with free personalized coaching, resources, and experts, and help you identify sources of financial support.



Energy Saving Guide

Learn ways you can increase energy efficiency, save money, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions at your home, condo, or apartment.


Tips and Tricks From Houses of Worship

Check out this blog post where members of our Thriving Faith Communities Program share “tips and tricks” for reducing energy use.


Solar FAQs

Check out everything you need to know about Solar Installation during our recent Solar Webinar. Links to additional resources are included in the video description.


Funding for House of Worship Solar & Geothermal

We have funding available to support Houses of Worship move towards solar and geothermal energy.


Climate Advocacy

Sign up to get reminders of ways to take action for Climate Change mitigation, adaptation, and resilience through our Advocacy Program.


Solar for All

Learn about Illinois' Solar for All program which offers incentives and resources to support the installation of solar panels in Illinois communities.

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