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Funding and Incentives Resource Hub

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Looking to implement energy efficiency upgrades, renewable energy and decarbonization projects, or other sustainability initiatives? The Funding and Incentives Resource Hub can help you navigate and discover the many rebates, funding opportunities, and other incentives including those available through the Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

This new hub will continue to evolve as we add resources as they become available*, so be sure to check back frequently. You can refine your search by sector, technology, source, and type using the filters below.

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Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

The EERE Funding Opportunity Exchange is a database of available funding opportunities offered through the Department of Energy.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) is a comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States.
Publishing Organization: NC Clean Energy Center

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

The Clean Energy Infrastructure Funding Opportunity Exchange is a filterable list of available funding opportunities and includes descriptions and links to applications for several IRA and BIL programs. Most of these deadlines are May-August 2023.
Publishing Organization: Office of the Under Secretary for Infrastructure

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (Public Law 117-169) amended the Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit (IRC 30D), now known as the Clean Vehicle Credit, and added a new requirement for final assembly in North America that took effect on August 17, 2022. Additional requirements apply for vehicles placed in service (delivered) on or after January 1, 2023, and the amount of the credit will depend on whether the vehicle meets new critical minerals and battery components requirements for vehicles placed in service after April 17, 2023.

Sector:
Commercial, Education, Local Government, State Government

The $7.49 million Community Energy Innovation Prize is the successor of two U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) prizes related to community-based clean energy innovation: the Community Clean Energy Coalition Prize and the Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize. The Community Energy Innovation Prize aims to support local organizations with proven track records of engaging underserved communities and/or promoting environmental, climate, and energy justice as they enact community-led climate and clean energy solutions.

Sector:
Industrial, Commercial

This document contains proposed regulations to implement the advanced manufacturing production credit established by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to incentivize the production of eligible components within the United States.

Publishing organization: The Internal Revenue Service

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, State Government, Utility

DOE announced $171 million for 49 selected projects to reduce industrial greenhouse gas emissions. EERE’s Industrial Efficiency and Decarbonization Office also announced open applications for an $83 million funding opportunity to decrease emissions from hard-to-decarbonize industrial sectors, which represent roughly 30% of total U.S. carbon emissions. Interested industry should
submit a concept paper by March 19.

Sector:
Commercial, Multifamily, Residential

Beginning January 1, 2023, this credit is available to businesses and individuals that place qualified refueling property into service during the tax year. Residential or Commercial Businesses that installed qualified vehicle refueling and recharging property in their home or business may qualify for the alternative fuel refueling property tax credit. Qualifying property will be limited to property placed in service within low-income communities or non-urban census tracts. The credit was extended and modified by the Inflation Reduction Act. The credit allowed is based on the placed-in-service date for the qualifying property.
Publishing Organization: Internal Revenue Service

Sector:
Commercial, Education, Industrial, Utility

This rebate program, offered by the Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains (MESC), aims to help qualified entities—such as certain domestic manufacturers, utilities, hospitals, schools, and other operators—replace qualified energy inefficient transformers with qualified energy efficient transformers. The application is free and MESC will solicit applications for rebates until the program deadline of December 8, 2023, or until funds are expended. 

Publishing organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Multifamily

This tax credit offers up to $5,000 per home to eligible contractors who build or substantially reconstruct qualified energy-efficient homes. The amount of the credit depends on factors including the type of home, its energy efficiency, and the date when someone buys or rents it.
Publishing Organization: The Internal Revenue Service

Sector:
Multifamily

This tax credit is eligible for homes and units acquired on or after January 1, 2023, that meet ENERGY STAR program requirements for single-family, manufactured, and multifamily homes. The tax credit  has been extended through 2032. 
Publishing Organization: ENERGY STAR

Sector:
Residential

This hub has a collection of resources that informs homeowners, renters, and drivers about available incentives to cut home energy costs, increase home resale value, and reduce impacts on the environment.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

This guidance document provides a comprehensive overview of the Title 17 program for potential borrowers seeking flexible, custom debt financing solutions, with a focus on the what, why, and how. The guidance describes eligible project types, application requirements, loan terms and conditions, and evaluation criteria.

Sector:
Industrial

The Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) released updated program guidance for the Title 17 Clean Energy Financing Program, which can provide a total principal amount of more than approximately $300 billion in loan guarantees for clean energy, facility decarbonization, and energy infrastructure reinvestment projects.

Sector:
Multifamily

This policy brief describes the energy and resilience provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act that can improve affordable housing. It details the spending and tax credit provisions that directly target affordable housing, and those that are not targeted directly to affordable housing but could be leveraged to invest in the sector.
Publishing Organization: National Housing Trust

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

This resource center provides an in-depth interpretation of the IRA, and includes several informational webinars that explain the benefits and implementation challenges for specific sectors. 
Publishing Organization: Baker Tilly

Sector:
Commercial

The 179D commercial buildings energy efficiency tax deduction provides a permanent tax deduction for energy efficiency improvements to commercial buildings and covers improvements like interior lighting, heating, cooling, ventilation, and building envelope. Eligible recipients include commercial building owners and persons primarily responsible for the system's design, among others.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

The Advanced Industrial Facilities Deployment Program will provide competitive financial support to owners and operators of energy-intensive industrial facilities for high-impact, transformational projects to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Eligible recipients include owners or operators of domestic, nonfederal, nonpower industrial or manufacturing facilities engaged in energy-intensive industrial processes. 
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

The Credit for Carbon Oxide Sequestration provides a tax credit for carbon dioxide sequestration coupled with permitted end uses. Available to US facilities with minimum volumes: 1,000 metric tons of CO2 per year for direct air capture facilities, and 18,750 metric tons for electricity-generating facilities.
Publishing Organization: The Internal Revenue Service

Sector:
Industrial

Domestic Manufacturing Conversion Grants will provide cost-shared grants supporting the domestic production of efficient hybrid, plug-in electric hybrid, plug-in electric drive, and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. Recipients should be manufacturing for eligible vehicle types. 
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan Program provides loans to support the manufacture of eligible advanced technology vehicles and components, including light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles, locomotives, and maritime vessels. Eligible recipeints must be located in the United States and manufacture eligible vehicles or components that are used in eligible vehicles, among other criteria. 
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

This program will offer grants to support new domestic production facilities projects for heat pumps, heat pump water heaters, or heat pump system components, and will include investments in workforce development and renovation of existing production facilities. Eligible recipients include entities capable of establishing or expanding manufacturing capacity; grants will remain available through September 30, 2024.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

The Advanced Manufacturing Production Credit provides a production tax credit for domestic manufacturing of components for solar and wind energy, inverters, battery components, and critical minerals. Base credit varies by technology; cannot stack with 48C credit.
Publishing Organization: The Internal Revenue Service

Sector:
Industrial

The Advanced Energy Project Credit provides a tax credit for investments in advanced energy projects and will allocate up to $10 billion in credits. Eligible recipients include industrial or manufacturing facilities.
Publishing Organization: The Internal Revenue Service

Sector:
Commercial, Industrial

This tax credit provides a technology-neutral tax credit for investment in facilities that generate clean electricity and is applicable to facilities placed in service after 12/31/2024, with phasing out beginning in 2032, or when U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from electricity are 25% of 2022 emissions or lower. This tax credit will replace the Investment Tax Credit for Energy Property (ITC) beginning January 1, 2025.
Publishing Organization: Interagency Working Group on Coal & Power Plant Communities & Economic Revitalization

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

This resource provides a high-level overview of the impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act. 
Publishing Organization: The White House

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

This resource provides an overview of the Inflation Reduction Act's impact on Indian Affairs. 
Publishing Organization: The Department of the Interior 

Sector:
Industrial

The Clean Electricity Production Tax Credit provides a technology-neutral tax credit for the production of clean electricity (i.e., zero emissions or carbon-negative), for facilities in service after 12/31/24. Phasing out begins in 2032 or when U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from electricity are 25% of 2022 emissions or lower.
Publishing Organization: Interagency Working Group on Coal & Power Plant Communities & Economic Revitalization

Sector:
Industrial

This tax credit is for investment in renewable energy projects and is available to properties with fuel cells, solar, geothermal, small wind, energy storage, biogas, microgrid controllers, and/or combined heat and power. Eligible projects include those beginning before January 1, 2025. For more information about Federal Solar Tax Credit for Businesses, please click here. For information about the Business Energy Investment Tax Credit, please click here
Beginning January 1, 2025, the Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credit will replace the Investment Tax Credit for Energy Property
Publishing Organization: Interagency Working Group on Coal & Power Plant Communities & Economic Revitalization

Sector:
Local Government, State Government

SolSmart Program Aims to help cities, towns, counties, and regional organizations become solar energy leaders, and is expanding the program to support and recognize local governments across the country that are taking steps to reduce barriers to solar energy access. For those communities that are already SolSmart-designated, the program invites them to "level up" to designation as Silver, Gold, or Platinum.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Local Government, State Government

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program provides funding for communities to reduce emissions, reduce energy use, improve energy efficiency, and build a clean and equitable energy economy with equitable workforce opportunities. Eligible recipients of this funding include local governments and state-recognized Tribes. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a concept paper by June 5, 2023, followed by a full application due August 7, 2023.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Commercial

The Quickfinder for Leveraging the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for the Health Sector is meant to help health stakeholders take advantage of the opportunities for resilience and emissions reduction offered through the IRA. 
Publishing Organization: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Sector:
Local Government, State Government

Pollution Prevention (P2) grants provide technical assistance to businesses in order to help them develop and adopt source reduction practices (also known as “pollution prevention” or “P2”). P2 means reducing or eliminating pollutants from entering any waste stream or otherwise released into the environment prior to recyclingtreatment, or disposal. Grants can be awarded to states, state entities (colleges and universities recognized as instrumentalities of the state), the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the U.S., and federally recognized tribes and intertribal consortia. Applications are due in early June 2023.
Publishing Organization: The Environmental Protection Agency

Sector:
Local Government, State Government

The Climate Pollution Reduction - Implementation Grants is the second stage of the Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program which provides grants to states, local governments, tribes, and territories to develop and implement plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful air pollution. The EPA will announce funding opportunities later in 2023, with applications due in the first quarter of calendar year 2024.
Publishing Organization: The Environmental Protection Agency

Sector:
Local Government, State Government

The Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund is a national-scale program that will provide nearly $27 billion in competitive grants to mobilize financing and leverage private capital for clean energy and climate projects that reduce pollution – with an emphasis on projects that benefit low-income and disadvantaged communities. This fund will be implemented via three complementary grant competitions to fund projects that will combat the climate crisis and create good-paying jobs. EPA anticipates opening competitions for funding under this program in early summer 2023.
Publishing Organization: The Environmental Protection Agency

Sector:
Local Government, State Government

The Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Grantmaking (EJ TCGM) Program is a competition to select multiple Grantmakers around the nation to reduce barriers to the application process communities face and increase the efficiency of the awards process for environmental justice grants. Eligible recipients include community-based nonprofit organizations, a partnership between a federally recognized Tribal government and a community-based nonprofit organization, and a partnership between an institution of higher education and a community-based nonprofit organization.  Applications packages must be submitted on or before June 30, 2023, at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time).
Publishing Organization: The Environmental Protection Agency 

Sector:
Industrial

Under this new program, owners or operators of commercial U.S. reactors can apply for certification to bid on credits to support their continued operations. Eligible recipients include owners or operators of nuclear reactors that are at risk of closure by the end of the four-year award period, including such reactors that ceased operations after November 15, 2021. Applications for award cycle 2 must be received by May 31, 2023. 
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

This program establishes a research, development, demonstration, commercialization, and deployment program for purposes of commercialization to improve efficiency, increase durability, and reduce the cost of producing clean hydrogen using electrolyzers. Funding is available until all resources are expended.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Multifamily

The Multifamily Housing Loan Guarantees Program works with qualified private-sector lenders to provide financing to qualified borrowers to increase affordable housing in rural areas and towns with less than 35,000 people, along with federally recognized tribes. This opportunity is currently open and accepts applications on a continuous basis.
Publishing Organization: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

This clearinghouse provides funding information offered through IRA and BIL and includes key information like the direction and amount of future funding opportunities relevant to energy communities.
Publishing Organization: Interagency Working Group on Coal & Power Plant Communities & Economic Revitalization, DOE

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

The Inflation Reduction Act Summary provides an overview of key energy and climate provisions included in the Inflation Reduction Act, including clean energy tax credits, carbon management, residential energy efficiency, clean energy financing, and more.
Publishing Organization: Bipartisan Policy Center

Sector:
Industrial

Section 40209 of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law created The Advanced Energy Manufacturing and Recycling Grant Readiness Technical Assistance Program which provides technical assistance to eligible manufacturers to strengthen clean energy manufacturing and recycling. For those small to medium sized manufacturing firms that are interested but not ready for the initial round of funding, you can apply for the competitive Readiness Technical Assistance program in which applications are due May 26, 2023.

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

This is an educational webinar on the apprenticeship and prevailing wage provisions contained in the Inflation Reduction Act and Treasury Guidance.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Labor

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

This resource provides a breakdown of the benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act for commercial and industrial businesses in regard to accelerating decarbonization and improving energy efficiency. The benefits reviewed in this guide include tax credits, incentives for onsite solar and storage, and lower costs for renewable energy projects.
Publishing Organization: NRG

Sector:
Industrial

High Performance Computing for Advanced Manufacturing provides industry partners with access to and support using high-performance computing (HPC) resources to expedite the development of energy-efficient manufacturing processes, saving energy, reducing emissions, boosting competitiveness, and building global technology leadership.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:

Energy systems and energy management software tools help manufacturers increase energy efficiency at the plant level and in specific systems. This resource serves as a hub of downloadable tools for identifying opportunities, monitoring progress, and improving efficiency in any facility.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Industrial

Energy Management Systems is a set of practices and tools that track energy use, inform decision-making, and implementation practices, and encourage continued improvement in energy performance and cost savings. This source provides information on how organizations achieve energy management targets under the ISO 50001 energy management standard.
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy

Sector:
Commercial, Data Center, Education, Financial Services, Industrial, Local Government, Multifamily, Residential, State Government, Utility

DOE's CHP Technical Assistance Partnerships (CHP TAPs) promote and assist in transforming the market for CHP, waste heat to power, and district energy technologies/concepts throughout the United States. Key services of the CHP TAPs include end user engagement, stakeholder engagement, and technical services. 
Publishing Organization: The Department of Energy