Energizing Insular Communities Program - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberEIC-2020
Opportunity TitleEnergizing Insular Communities Program
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateJune 15, 2020 (Monday)

Funding Detail Description

The Office of Insular Affairs' Energizing Insular Communities (EIC) Program provides grant funding for energy projects and strategies that reduce the cost of electricity to residents and businesses in U.S. territories. This program is intended to support the Department of the Interior’s priority to ensure energy and economic security for America. All proposals must be directly tied to the territory’s updated strategic energy plan, energy action plan, or integrated resource plan. Technical assistance is available through an interagency agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy to support these efforts and applicants should indicate interest in such assistance in their application.

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Important Dates
Post DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateJune 15, 2020 (Monday)
Last Updated DateMarch 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Archive DateJuly 15, 2020 (Wednesday)
Awards Detail
Estimated Total Program Funding$6,250,000
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 15.875 - Economic, Social, and Political Development of the Territories

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Energy

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • Eligible applicants are local government entities, independent public authorities, and educational institutions located in the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactKrystina Alfano
Grants Management Specialist
(Work E-mail)