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Renew America’s Schools

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Submission Deadline for Concept Papers: 1/26/2023 5:00pm ET

Submission Deadline for Full Applications: 4/21/2023 5:00pm ET

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit
  • Private Sector
  • State Government

Program Purpose:

  • Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy



Office of State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP)

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


This FOA supports the implementation of Section 40541 of the BIL, which provides $500 million for grants for energy improvements at public school facilities for the five (5) year period encompassing Fiscal Years (FYs) 2022 through 2026. DOE aims to partner with public school stakeholders to facilitate substantial additional investment, prioritize schools with high needs, minimize administrative burden, and build enduring capacity in local educational agencies (LEAs) – as well as states –to maximize impact equitably and efficiently.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
$500,000 - $15,000,000
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

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