Program Name: High Energy Cost Grants (RUS)
Organization: United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development
Address: 2118 W. Part Court, Suite A, Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-403-6200
Briefly Describe the Purpose of the Program
Assists energy providers and other eligible entities in lowering energy costs for families and individuals in communities with extremely high per-household energy costs (275 percent of the national average or higher.)
Year Program Established:
Eligibility Requirements or Restrictions
Open to: Power supply providers serving eligible rural areas including government organizations, federally recognized Tribes, cooperatives and limited dividend or mutual associations, and for-profit businesses
Application Deadline: Closed
Application Guidelines:
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
How Must Funds Be Used:
To finance the acquisition, construction or improvement of facilities serving eligible communities