The USDA REAP grant program provides grant funding for for-profit entities of up to 25% of project cost or loan guarantees up to 75% of the project cost. REAP includes renewable energy systems from solar. REAP is run by the US Dept of Agriculture through their state offices. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis, for differing amounts of the total system price, up to a maximum of 25%
To determine whether your farm or small business is qualified to apply for REAP, it must fall within one of these two categories:
Click here to find out if your business or farm is located in an eligible area – then click on the first “click Here for the following programs” at the top of the page. Click here to find out whether you qualify as a small business and check with your State’s federal REAP contact (see below).
REAP grants are considered taxable income by the IRS.
We will facilitate the grant application process to ensure the best possible competitive position for receiving USDA REAP funding.
By Dan Hancock, Senior Commercial Project Developer, StraightUp Solar Small businesses in the U.S. spend $60 billion a year on energy (U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR),