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Grants for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Improvements at Public School Facilities program

General Grant Program Information

Under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the Grants for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Improvements at Public School Facilities program provides funding to make public schools and their vehicle fleets more energy efficient.  

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Eligible Applicants:
Academic and Research Institutions; Non-profit
Eligible Activities:
Equipment and Materials
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Links to Additional Information:
Other Federal Agencies / U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Eligibility Information

Eligible Uses

Eligible uses include:  

  • Improvements, repairs, or renovations that reduce energy costs or lead, improve teacher and student health, and achieve energy savings 
  • Installation of renewable energy 
  • Alternative fueled vehicle infrastructure 
  • Purchases or leases of alternative fueled vehicles or their upgrades 

Eligible Applicants

Eligible applicants include consortiums of one local educational agency (LEA) with one or more schools, nonprofits, for-profits/private, or community organizations. An LEA includes school boards, Bureau of Indian Education schools, and educational service agencies. 

Funding Information

The program will provide $500 million throughout its 5-year duration until expended. Prioritization will be given to schools with improvement funding needs, rurality, ability to leverage private-sector funding through performance contracting, and economic need as determined on several bases, including schools’ free and reduced-price lunch participation. 

Contact Information

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