The purpose of the USDA Rural Energy for America Technical Assistance Grant Program (REAP) is to enable applicants to provide technical assistance to Agricultural Producers and Rural Small Businesses applying to REAP, with priority for Applicants assisting distressed or disadvantaged communities and for Applicants pursuing projects using underutilized technologies or seeking grants under $20,000. To meet this purpose, the Agency will make grants to eligible entities to provide services to assist potential REAP Applicants in submitting Complete Applications.

Paper submissions must be received by the Agency no later than 4:00 p.m. local time on August 15, 2023, in the USDA RD State Office.

Electronic submissions via or to a RDSO State Energy Coordinator via email must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 15, 2023.

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