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FY22 Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural Grant Program

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Fiscal Year 2022 Grant Program


Program Description:  The Maryland Energy Administration (“MEA") is providing the Fiscal Year 2022 Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural Grant Program (“FY22 CI&A Program") to Maryland commercial, industrial, farms, and other agricultural entities for the implementation of energy efficiency improvement projects to their facilities.​

Type of Grant Program:  Competitive


Application Deadline:  The FY22 CI&A Program will be split into two  consecutive competitive  Application Periods. Open and close dates for both AOIs are as follows:

  • Application Period 1: July 27th – October 27, 2021.  Applications are due by 11:59 P.M. on October 27th.  Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis by an Evaluation Team. Award announcements will be made as applications are competitively selected for award. 

  • Application Period 2:  October 28th – December 28, 2021. Applications are due by 11:59 P.M. on December 28th.  Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis by an Evaluation Team. Award announcements will be made as applications are competitively selected for award. 

Anticipated Program Budget: Subject to funding availability, the FY22 program has a total budget of $3,350,000, which will be divided into two separate application periods to best support energy efficiency projects for agriculture, manufacturing, and businesses that may be in varying planning stages. For more information, please see the Funding Opportunity Announcement below.

Program Documents:

 
Additional Resources:
Please see the Jane E. Lawton Conservation Loan Program for additional funding options.

Program History:  The Kathleen A. P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program was dedicated in the memory of Kathleen Arlee "Kathy" Petry Mathias of Ocean City, who passed away August 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. Energy efficiency support for Maryland agriculture businesses continues under the Commercial, Industrial & Agriculture (CI&A) grant. To learn about past projects funded under the Kathleen A.P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Program, please visit  this page. ​​

For more information on the CI&A Grant, contact MEA by email at  ci.mea@maryland.gov or by phone at 410-537-4070 to speak with Energy Program Manager Briggs Cunningham.

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