The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) is offered through USDA Rural Development. The grants are awarded on a competitive basis and can be up to 25% of total eligible project costs. Grants of up to $500,000 for renewable energy systems and $250,000 for energy efficiency improvements are available; however, at least 20% of the grant funds awarded must be for grants of $20,000 or less.
For more information on Rural Energy for America Program grants, visit the program website or contact the Alaska office of USDA Rural Development at (907) 761-7705.
Another grant available through USDA Rural Development is the High Energy Cost Grant Program.
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