High Energy Cost Grants (USDA)

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

Deadline Passes December 11, 2017. Deadline for 2018 unknown. The USDA Rural Development High Energy Costs Grant assists energy providers and other eligible entities in lowering energy costs for families and individuals in areas with extremely high per-household energy costs (275 percent of the national average or higher.) The funds may be used to finance the acquisition, construction or improvement of facilities serving eligible communities. NOTE: Program details may change over time. Before you begin an application, please confirm you have the most current information by emailing Rural Electric Program staff or consulting the program instructions listed in the section above titled "What Governs this Program?"

Category: 
Energy conservation, Infrastructure, Community development
Funding Amount: 
$100,000-$3,000,000
Matching Funds: 
No

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants include most retail or power supply providers serving eligible rural areas, including federally recognized tribes and tribal entities
Contact Information: 
High Energy Cost Grants Program 202-720-9545 RUS Electric Program staff