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TARP Related Funding Opportunities
Deadline: vary by program
Newsletter of Funding Solicitations, Issue #189, containing information on RFP's created or supplemented as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. more...

Additional "Recovery" Related Resources
Deadline: vary by program
The Alabama starting point for recovery related resources can be found here: Federal resources and possible grantee opportunities may be found at this website:

Alabama Dept of Economic Development & Community Affairs - Biofuels For Schools Grants
Deadline: Limited by availabilty
The ADECA - Energy, Weatherization and Technology (ADECA-EWT) Division promotes the use of biofuels as a way to increase energy independence, improve air quality, and enhance economic development in Alabama. In conjunction with this effort, ADECA-EWT has developed the Alabama Biofuels for Schools Grant Program to increase the availability and use of biofuels in school buses in Alabama. This program will pay up to $2,500 of the cost of cleaning existing fuel tanks in preparation for storage of B20 for use in Alabama school buses. more...

Alabama Dept of Revenue Income Tax Capital Credit Incentive
Deadline: Ongoing
The Income Tax Capital Credit incentive is available to qualifying projects through the State of Alabama Department of Revenue. The capital credit allows five percent (5%) of the capital costs of a qualifying project to be applied to the Alabama income tax liability generated by the project income, each year for 20 years. more...

ARC Appalachian Regional Development
Deadline: Ongoing
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awards grants to projects that further the goals identified in ARC strategic plans for the Applachian region. more...

Dept of Energy Save Energy Now Program
Deadline: Limited by number available
DOE's Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) established Save Energy Now to help industrial plants operate more efficiently and profitably by identifying ways to reduce energy use in key industrial process systems. As a key element of Save Energy Now, DOE conducts plant energy assessments to help manufacturing facilities identify immediate opportunities to save energy and money. more...

National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program
Deadline: Varies by program
The NRI Competitive Grants Program supports research, education, and extension projects that address key problems of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of agriculture, including sustainable alternative energy resources more...

Economic Development Administration
Deadline: Ongoing
EDA is soliciting applications that will promote comprehensive entrepreneurial
and innovation-based economic development efforts to enhance the
competitiveness of regions, resulting in increased private investment and higher skill
wage jobs in areas experiencing substantial and persistence economic
distress. more...

USDA Renewable Energy and Efficiency Grant Program
Deadline: Ongoing
Grants for agricultural producers and rural small businesses to purchase and install renewable energy systems and to make energy efficiency improvements. more...