Renewable Energy for America (REAP)

USDA - Rural Development

Eligible Entities
Type of Fund
Typical Support
$1,500- $250,000, See additional information
Application Deadline
See Program Website

The REAP program offers a variety of grants and loans based on need. These funding opportunities can be used for renewable energy systems. These systems include biomass, geothermal for electric generation or direct use, hydropower, hydrogen, small and large wind generation, small and large solar generation, ocean generation.

Funds may also be used for the purchase, installation and construction of energy efficiency improvements, such as high efficiency heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC), insulation, lighting, cooling or refrigeration units, doors and windows, and pumps for sprinkler pivots (electric, solar, or gravity).

Applicants must provide at least 75% of the project cost if applying for a grant only. Applicants must provide at least 25% of the project cost if applying for guaranteed loan, or guaranteed loan and grant combination.

Last Updated: July 17, 2020

Program Categories

Energy | Public Utilities | Renewables