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We are delivering federal resources to help revitalize America’s energy communities


Find out what your community or organization might be eligible to receive in grants, loans, technical assistance, or other support
Open/Planned Opportunities Currently Available

(Last updated: 12/1/22)

Opportunities That Don't Require Matching Funds

(Last updated: 12/1/22)

$ 415 B+
Open/Planned Funding Available

(Last updated: 12/1/22)


USDA, IWG Host Workshop for Revitalizing Energy Communities in the Ohio Valley


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IWG Participates in Building Resilient Economies in Coal Communities National Launch Event

For generations, the men and women working in America’s Energy Communities fueled the nation’s prosperity

Today, the federal government is committed to providing leadership, and working with coal, oil and gas, and power plant communities to:

Create good-paying jobs

Spur economic revitalization

Remediate environmental degradation

Support energy workers

Guiding Principles

A set of guiding principles was developed to support energy communities, informed by stakeholder listening sessions and a review best practices from other economic development programs

Energy Communities

Given stark declines in coal jobs, even compared to other fossil energy jobs, federal investment will prioritize twenty-five communities reliant on coal production

Funding Opportunities

Up to $38B in existing federal funding opportunities exists today, with more resources on the way, for energy communities to invest in good jobs, infrastructure, environmental cleanup, economic revitalization and more

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