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Commercial Industrial & Agricultural Grant Program

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Application Deadline: December 28th 2021

The Maryland Energy Administration (“MEA”) is providing the Fiscal Year 2022 Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural Grant Program (“FY22 CI&A Program”) to Maryland commercial, industrial, farms, and other agricultural entities for the implementation of energy efficiency improvement projects to their facilities.

Eligibility

To be considered for a grant award, an application must be complete, accurate, and signed by an authorized representative of the business owner. Contractors may not apply on behalf of clients.
• AOI 1: Commercial & Industrial Sector
o Businesses (registered corporations, LLPs, LLCs, GPs, etc.)
o Manufacturers & Industrial Entities
o Nonprofit Organizations
o Private Schools (Pre-K, K – 12)
o Privately-owned Colleges and Universities
o Other types of commercial buildings on a case-by-case basis.
• AOI 2: Agricultural Sector
o Farms and Businesses in the Agricultural sector
o Entities that fall within NAICS Codes 11

Benefits

Subject to funding availability, the FY22 program has a total budget of $3,350,000, which will be divided into two separate application periods to best support energy efficiency projects for agriculture, manufacturing, and businesses that may be in varying planning stages.

Application Procedure

The FY22 CI&A Program will be split into two consecutive competitive Application Periods. Open and close dates for both AOIs are as follows:

  • Application Period 1: July 27th – October 27, 2021.  Applications are due by 11:59 P.M. on October 27th.  Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis by an Evaluation Team. Award announcements will be made as applications are competitively selected for award. 
  • Application Period 2:  October 28th – December 28, 2021. Applications are due by 11:59 P.M. on December 28th.  Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis by an Evaluation Team. Award announcements will be made as applications are competitively selected for award. 

Official Website:Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural Grant Program

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