USDA Rural Development Energy Grants

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Officials and VT Congressman Peter Welch announced 22 USDA Rural Development grants. According to the USDA, these grants will help generate or conserve energy on VT farms and at rural small businesses. Funding is available for projects under $80,000, with a maximum grant of $20,000. (Larger applications are also encouraged to apply, but are not due until May 2, 2016.) The application deadline is Monday, November 2. For more information visit the USDA's website or contact USDA RD at (802)-828-6000.