BY HANNAH VARGASON, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC INITIATIVES, NATURAL CAPITAL INVESTMENT FUND
To West Virginia’s business owners & advocates:
Learn more about or share this opportunity with your small business, farm clients and friends! USDA has grants for energy-saving lighting, heating/cooling, equipment upgrades, and solar through its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).
For-profit businesses (including commercial lessors) and farms are invited to apply for a 25% REAP grant by March 31, 2019. You can get assistance with your grant application and energy audit from Natural Capital Investment Fund.
REAP grants provide guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses to purchase or install renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency improvements.
Agricultural producers with at least 50% of gross income coming from agricultural operations and small businesses in eligible rural areas are eligible to apply.
Find more information:
Contact me – Hannah Vargason, Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives for Natural Capital Investment Fund – at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-870-2238 for support.