We are looking for a "corporate" logo for Self-Reliance that has some sort of element that could be slightly customized (a unique color or feature added to the overall logo) for each of our four divisions:
1. The Heat & Power Coop, our buying cooperative that offers members access to oil, propane, electricity and renewable energy technologies at a discounted cost.
2. Educational Programs, our division that offers programs for the community including school age children about energy, energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
3. Training Programs, our division that offers tradespeople (contractors, electricians, etc) training opportunities focused on energy including continuing education credits necessary for license renewal.
4. Consulting, our division that offers assistance, guidance and review regarding energy decisions and planning to organizations, businesses, farms, educational institutions, municipalities and government entities.
I put corporate in quotes because we are a 501c3 nonprofit organization, but we need a logo that reflects the entire organization, as well as the varied and diverse work we do.
Although we work in the sphere of renewable energy, we do not like GREEN. “Green” has no definition as and has been adapted by many organizations and businesses so as to present an environmentally responsible public image (greenwashing). Please be aware of this when making color suggestions