Catalyst Financial Group, Inc. is an independent financial services firm specializing in helping private and public sector entities finance energy efficiency, renewable energy, water and waste-water, and other sustainable projects. Our clients include project developers, integrators, energy service companies (ESCOs), engineering procurement and construction companies (EPCs), manufacturers, utilities, and public sector entities for whom we design and implement customized finance solutions. Catalyst is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Financial Advisory Team, assisting public entities manage approximately $100 million of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds. Our work with state and local governments involves setting up public-private partnerships using ARRA funds as credit enhancements to attract an additional $1 billion in private sector funds for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.

Catalyst provides equity and debt funding for individual projects and programs. 
Catalyst uses traditional financing vehicles (e.g., leases, loans, equipment finance agreements, and tax exempt municipal leases) as well as non-traditional financing vehicles (e.g., performance contracts, energy service agreements (taxable and tax-exempt), power purchase agreements (PPAs) and managed energy services agreements (MESAs). Catalyst can facilitate grant funding requests for larger institutions such as hospitals, schools, universities and other public and non-profit entities.