Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities
Due: Nov 7, 2023
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces the availability of up to $10 million in competitive grants to assist communities with extremely high energy costs. The grant funds may be used to acquire, construct, or improve energy generation, transmission, or distribution facilities serving communities where the average annual residential expenditure for home energy exceeds 275% of the national average. Eligible projects also include on-grid and off-grid renewable ene...
Additional Eligibility Information
Grants are for projects that serve an eligible community; grants are not for the benefit of individuals or a single business. Individuals may apply on behalf of entities not yet incorporated but award will not be made directly to individuals. Applicants must be located in the United States, a U.S. Territory or other area authorized by law to participate in programs of the Rural Utilities Service or under the Rural Electrification Act.
Category of Funding Activity
Business and Commerce
Estimated Total Program Funding
Expected Number of Awards
Grantor Contact Information
Homepage for the USDA High Energy Cost Grant Program
Other Grantor Informaiton
Robin L Meigel Finance Specialist Phone 202 720 9452