This portal accepts proposals for both Implementation and Planning grants available through the POWER Initiative.
Notable Dates and Submission Deadlines:
|Application Portal opens:
||Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 12:01 AM (ET)
|Virtual Pre-Application Workshop (registration):
||Monday, March 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM (ET)
|Letter of Intent (LOI) due:
||Monday, April 4, 2022 at 5:00 PM (ET)
|Full application due:
||Friday, April 29, 2022 at 5:00 PM (ET)
Before Submitting an Application:
Review the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative 2022 Request for Proposals (RFP) to confirm
that your proposal reflects the intent, priorities, and mission of the POWER Initiative.
Contact the ARC State Program Managers for the state(s) included in the proposal to review project ideas and confirm that they are in alignment
with the Appalachian economic development priorities for those state(s).
Note: Notification of relevant state program managers is required for all applicants.
Read and complete the Letter of Intent (LOI) form.
Submit the completed Letter of Intent via email to POWER@ARC.gov by the April 4, 2022 deadline.
Note: A completed LOI is required in order to gain access to a full POWER application.
Must answer all required questions.
Should be focused, concise, and relevant.
Application narratives are limited to 15 pages (17 pages for broadband deployment projects).
Should not include unnecessary documents, attachments, or materials.
Applicants are limited to 100 pages total for all uploaded attachments.
A login account is necessary to use this portal.
Users must first submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to POWER@ARC.gov.
If approved, users will be sent an email
with instructions on how to login to the POWER portal.
If the email is not in your Inbox, please check your junk or spam email folder.
Need help with your POWER Portal login or other technical issues?
For all other POWER Initiative questions, email POWER@ARC.gov.
For general information about the POWER Initiative, please visit ARC's POWER Initiative page on the ARC website.
Thank you for your interest in the 2022 POWER Initiative!