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MEA’s Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural FY23 Grant Program Now Accepting Applications


Contact: Jahmai Sharp-Moore | 443-694-3651

Baltimore, MD – The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) today announced the launch of the Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural (CI&A) Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23). 

MEA is offering the CI&A 2023 Grant Program to Maryland commercial, industrial, nonprofits, and farms and other agricultural entities, for the implementation of energy efficiency improvement projects to their facilities. New this year , data centers have now been incorporated into the CI&A program streamlining the programs and reflecting the common technologies.

The CI&A Program budget in FY23 is anticipated to provide an estimated $2.4 million in funding, which will be available for energy efficiency projects in the following two areas of interest (AOI):

AOI 1: Commercial, Industrial, and Nonprofit Sector

  • Businesses (registered corporations, LLPs, LLCs, GPs, etc.)
  • Manufacturers & Industrial Entities 
  • Data Centers
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Private Schools (Pre-K, K – 12)
  • Privately-owned Colleges and Universities
  • Other types of commercial buildings may be eligible, determined by MEA on a case-by-case basis.

AOI 2: Agricultural Sector

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until funding is fully awarded or until February 15, 2023 at 5 P.M., whichever occurs first. Applications can be found here. Applications must be fully completed to be considered. Please contact the Program Manager, Briggs Cunningham, at or (410) 537-4070 with any questions regarding eligibility or application requirements. For more information, please visit the CI&A webpage.

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