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  
Helps energy providers lower energy costs for people in areas with extremely high per-household energy costs.  
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: Rolling bases
Application Guidelines:
Funding Cap Per Application or Fiscal Year Program Funding:
How Must Funds Be Used:
Among other things, funds can be used to finance the acquisition, construction, or improvement of electric generation and transmission facilities, and to implement renewable energy generation and energy efficiency and conservation measures