Two grantwriting workshops hosted by the National Center for Appropriate Technology and Harvesting Clean Energy in November will give participants the tools they need to apply for under-utilized grants, loans and rebates that can help pay for energy efficiency and renewable energy investments. Visit NCAT for more details and to register, or call (800) 275-6228. Registration deadline is Wednesday, November 10.
November 16: For agency, non-profit and private grantwriters
By the close of this workshop, you will have the knowledge and skills to provide technical support for prospective applicants seeking renewable energy and energy efficiency loans, grants or rebates in rural Montana. The training will include a special focus on USDA-RD Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) grant and loan program. 8am to 5pm, Cost: $55, registration required.
November 17: For small-town businesses, farmers, and ranchers
Learn more about loans, rebates and grants in energy efficiency and renewable energy. By the close of this workshop, you’ll know if any of the available utility, state or federal funding programs could be a useful tool for you. You’ll also learn about what’s needed for a successful application, and who can help you put together a successful application. 8am to Noon, Cost: FREE, registration encouraged.
Questions? Contact Al Kurki at (406) 449-0104 or [email protected].
This workshop is brought to you by the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) along with Harvesting Clean Energy, Opportunity Link, Montana Food and Ag Development Centers, MSU-Northern, Montana Economic Developers Association, Alternative Energy Resources Organization, Montana Farmers Union, and the Montana Department of Agriculture in partnership with USDA Rural Development in Montana.