MEA is pleased to accept grant applications from Maryland agricultural businesses for the 2017 Mathias Ag Program. Applications are due Thursday, December 15, 2016.
MEA will hold two informational webinars on this grant program:
MEA congratulates the FY16 Grantees. Program results will be posted in the summer of 2017.
Locations of FY16 Grantees
Subject to funding availability, MEA will provide grants on a competitive basis to farms/businesses in the agriculture sector to cover up to 50% of the cost of eligible energy efficiency upgrades and up to 25% of the cost of eligible renewable energy upgrades, if applicable, after all other incentives have been applied. In fiscal year 2017, there is up to $650,000 available for eligible energy efficiency measures and up to $250,000 available for eligible renewable energy measures.
For more information, read our Fiscal Year 2017 Mathias Agriculture Program Overview and Q&A document.
Applications must be submitted by Thursday, December 15, 2016.
Download the Mathias Ag Program Grant Program Application
Questions? See our Fiscal Year 2017 Mathias Agriculture Program Overview and Q&A document to assist you with completing the best application possible for this competitive program.
If you have any questions about this program, please submit them to Program Manager Dean Fisher or EnSave, an MEA subcontractor supporting the Mathias Agriculture program.
This program is dedicated to the memory of Kathleen Arlee "Kathy" Petry Mathias of Ocean City, who passed away Aug. 15, 2011 after a battle with cancer. The wife of Maryland State Senator James N. Mathias Jr., Kathy was an inexhaustible advocate for Maryland’s Eastern Shore and its farming community.
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