, May 10, 2010—The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced the fourth round of a grant competition this week to assist Appalachian communities in leveraging renewable-energy and energy-efficiency resources to revitalize their economies. ARC expects to provide eight to ten awards of up to $75,000 each, for a total of $545,000 in awards, to successful applicants.
The deadline for application submissions is August 31, 2010. Selections will be announced in fall 2010.
A webinar will be held on June 23 at 10:00 a.m. to answer questions from prospective applicants.
Please visit www.arc.gov/energy
for more information on this grant opportunity and ARC's energy activities.