Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
DOE
Description: 

The Energy and Environmental Block Grant program assists local, state and tribal governments in developing and implementing strategies to help the nation meet its energy and climate goals. The purpose of the program is to help eligible entities reduce fossil fuel emissions, reduce the total energy use of eligible entities and improve energy efficiency in the transportation, building, and other sectors. Of the $3.2 billion in total program funds, $2.8 billion will be allocated as authorized in Title V, Subtitle E of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. An additional $400 million will be available in competitive grants.

Category: 
Energy, Regulation, Adaptation, Mitigation, Research
Funding Amount: 
Individual awards usually range between $50,000 and $200,000 per year, with some exceptions for larger awards.
Matching Funds: 
Possible 5 percent
Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education, other nonprofits, commercial organizations, international organizations, and state, local and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or institutions are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this notice.
Contact Information: 
EEGrants@epa.gov