Rural And Municipal Utility Advances Cybersecurity Grant And Technical Assistance Program

Agency NameDepartment of Energy
Funding Amount$250,000,000.00
Bureau Name Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response
Funding Mechanism Grant / Cooperative Agreement / Contract
New? Yes
Funding Mechanism Grant / Cooperative Agreement / Contract

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Available until expended
Recipients Rural Electric Cooperatives, Municipally-Owned Electric Utilities, Other State-Owned Utilities, Small Investor-Owned Utilities
Program Description To provide grants and technical assistance to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, eligible entities to protect against, detect, respond to, and recover from cybersecurity threats.
Eligible Uses (1) To deploy advanced cybersecurity technologies for electric utility systems; and (2) to increase the participation of eligible entities in cybersecurity threat information sharing programs. link
Statutory Location 40124