Funding and Grants

From Representative Kuster's Office

The office of Congresswoman Annie Kuster provides support for finding funding opportunities for all kinds of projects. The funding that is secured by local government, state, private, and nonprofit organizations directly benefit the Granite State.

Below are some examples of grants that are valid for application, but our office can search for more specific ones with your individual projects in mind. For help finding project funding in NH District 2 regarding the environment or energy please reach out to my email Thank you!

Funding Newsletter - June 2022

Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants

Funds may be used for renewable energy systems, such as:

  • Biomass (for example: biodiesel and ethanol, anaerobic digesters, and solid fuels).

  • Geothermal for electric generation or direct use.

  • Hydropower below 30 megawatts.

  • Hydrogen.

  • Small and large wind generation.

  • Small and large solar generation.

  • Ocean (tidal, current, thermal) generation.

Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants | Rural Development (

$2.9 Billion of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding for Major Infrastructure Projects of Regional or National Significance

Funds for the INFRA, Mega, and Rural funding opportunities will be awarded on a competitive basis for surface transportation infrastructure projects – including highway and bridge, intercity passenger rail, railway-highway grade crossing or separation, wildlife crossing, public transportation, marine highway, and freight projects, or groups of such projects – with significant national or regional impact, or to improve and expand the surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas.

America the Beautiful Challenge 2022 Request for Proposals

Projects funded through the ATBC will advance the principles underlying the America the Beautiful Initiative, as described in the Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful Report:

  1. Pursue a collaborative and inclusive approach to conservation

  2. Conserve America’s lands and waters for the benefit of all people

  3. Support locally led and locally designed conservation efforts

  4. Honor Tribal sovereignty and support the priorities of Tribal nations

  5. Pursue conservation and restoration approaches that create jobs and support healthy communities

  6. Honor private property rights and support the voluntary stewardship efforts of private landowners and fishers

  7. Use science as a guide

  8. Build on existing tools and strategies with an emphasis on flexibility and adaptive approaches


The National Fish Passage Program (NFPP) is a voluntary program that provides direct technical and financial assistance to partners. The program works in partnership to provide fish (and other aquatic organisms) passage and restore aquatic connectivity for the benefit of Federal trust resources.

Search Grants | GRANTS.GOV Funding Opportunity Number: F22AS00300


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