The grant funds may be used to acquire, construct, or improve energy generation, transmission, or distribution facilities serving communities where the average annual residential expenditure for home energy exceeds 275% of the national average. For more about the program, see page 2 of the NOFO.
Rural Development Key Priorities: The Agency encourages applicants to consider projects that will advance the following key priorities:
USDA Priority Points: https://www.rd.usda.gov/priority-points
How may the funds be used?
To finance the acquisition, construction or improvement of facilities serving eligible communities, including:
Implementation of initiatives such as:
Estimated Total Program Funding: