Grid Resilience State And Tribal Formula Grant
Amendment 008 of ALRD DE-FOA-0002736 (BIL – PREVENTING OUTAGES AND ENHANCING THE RESILIENCE OF THE ELECTRIC GRID FORMULA GRANTS TO STATES AND INDIAN TRIBES) The Grid Resilience State and Tribal Formula Grant fiscal year 2024 (FY24) Administrative and Legal Requirements Document (ALRD) was issued on January 18, 2024. The link to FY24 ALRD (Amendment 008) (FedConnect) can be viewed here. The FY24 ALRD (Amendment 008) initiates the Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) Grid Resilience State and Tribal Formula Grants 90-day application (for new applicants) and allocation request period (for current grant recipients). The FY24 grant allocations for each state, Indian tribe, and territory can be viewed here.
Guidance for Existing Awardees who are requesting the FY 24 Allocation can be found here (1/24/2024).
Managed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Grid Deployment Office and supported by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), the Grid Resilience State and Tribal Formula Grants provide non-competitive funding to states (including U.S. Territories) and Indian tribes to improve the resilience of their electric grids. Administered by the National Energy Technology Laboratory and falling under BIL provision 40101(d), the program is designed to strengthen and modernize America’s power grid against wildfires, extreme weather, and other natural disasters that are exacerbated by the climate crisis.
The program will distribute funding to states, territories, and federally recognized Indian tribes, including Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Alaska Native Village Corporations, over five years based on a formula that includes factors such as population size, land area, probability and severity of disruptive events, and a locality’s historical expenditures on mitigation efforts. The states, territories, and Indian tribes will then award these funds to a diverse set of projects, with priority given to efforts that generate the greatest community benefit providing clean, affordable, and reliable energy.
The Administrative and Legal Requirements Document (ALRD) and associated resources below provide eligible applicants with program details and requirements.
Funding Allocations for FY24 (Updated December 2023)
Application Forms Use these forms to build your application
Application Assistance Videos Watch these videos for detailed application instructions and tips
Frequently Asked Questions (Updated February 13, 2024) Not sure about something? Check out our frequently asked questions
Application Submission Page on FedConnect Use this link to view the Administrative and Legal Requirements Document (ALRD) and submit your application materials*
Need help with technical analysis, stakeholder engagement, or building needed expertise? Something else? Complete this short form to tell us what additional assistance you may require. Both grant recipients and eligible entities and other relevant organizations may request assistance.
Grid Deployment Office’s resources to assist communities with grid resilience and transmission planning.
Need inspiration? This page includes links to research on grid resilience topics including: integrated grid resilience planning, community resilience planning, energy storage, and microgrids
*Indian tribes and other Tribal applicants needing assistance or additional information may contact the DOE Grid Deployment Office at GDOTribalAssistance@hq.doe.gov.