Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Recent Deadline: 3/31/2021. The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing.

Category: 
Rural, Agriculture, Energy, equipment
Funding Amount: 
Renewable Energy System Grants: $2,500 minimum. $500,000 maximum. Energy Efficiency Grants: $1,500 minimum. $250,000 maximum.
Matching Funds: 
%75 for grants, 25% for loans

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Agricultural producers with at least 50 percent of their gross income coming from agricultural operations. Small businesses in eligible rural areas.
Contact Information: 
https://www.rd.usda.gov/sites/default/files/RBS_StateEnergyCoordinators.pdf Contact by State