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If members of your community have an interest in developing a renewable energy or energy efficiency project and are interested in applying for the USDA Rural Development REAP Grant, this is the right workshop at the right time . . .
RURAL ENERGY FOR AMERICA PROGRAM WORKSHOPS
In conjunction with its partners, USDA Rural Development and Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Foundation for Agriculture, Innovation and Rural Sustainability (VA FAIRS) is offering workshops on the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). REAP offers a 25% cost share for installation/replacement of products that will increase energy efficiency or will generate renewable energy. Funds are offered as grants, loans or grant/loan combination. These one day intensive workshops will give the attendee a basic understanding of this valuable program and how to apply for funding.
Workshops will be offered during the month of March at six (6) locations around the state:
March 15 – Danville
March 16 – Exmore
March 17 – Richmond
March 23 – Wytheville
March 24 – Front Royal
March 25 – Fredericksburg
For more information (location and timeframe) and to register, please visit www.vafairs.com or contact Brenda Fleming (804) 290-1155 Brenda.Fleming@vafb.com
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