• Investing in California’s Energy Future

    Investing in California’s Energy Future

  • Made Possible by the California Energy Commission

    Made Possible by the California Energy Commission

  • A simple premise:  Recruit, Invest, Deploy.

    A simple premise: Recruit, Invest, Deploy.

The California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development Initiative (CalSEED) is a funding and professional development program for innovators and entrepreneurs working to bring early-stage clean energy concepts to market. CalSEED is a funding initiative of the California Energy Commission.

CalSEED awards can provide:

  • Up to $600,000 in grant dollars to advance your concept
  • Comprehensive professional development resources—training, expert guidance, mentorship
  • Operational and technical support
  • Access to California's best accelerator and incubator programs

Finance your pursuit of breakthrough solutions.

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What Is CalSEED?

What Is CalSEED?

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Who Can Apply?

Who Can Apply?

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How It Works

How It Works

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Upcoming Events

  • CalSEED Webinar

  • January 19, 2017 | 10AM Webinar
  • CalSEED Info Session

  • January 24, 2017 | 11AM Los Angeles, CA
  • Hosted by LACI more

  • CalSEED Info Session

  • January 25, 2017 | 3PM Fresno, CA
  • Hosted by Bluetech Valley more

Our Partners

CalSEED is delivered in partnership with others to catalyze and support entrepreneurs. This amazing ecosystem of incubators, accelerators, nonprofits, companies and universities work together to deliver resources, mentoring and business building support to our participating entrepreneurs.