The Grid and Transmission Program Conductor acts as a clearinghouse for GDO’s transmission and grid resilience financing programs, as well as other existing DOE transmission and grid programs.

The Conductor consists of an interactive tool to find the opportunities best suited to individual projects. Scroll down to the program summary below or visit the Conductor Guide for more comprehensive information about the available funding opportunities and the application process.

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Use this tool to find the best program for you:

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Programs Summary

  Solicitation Funding Mechanism Next Steps
Transmission Facilitation Program Solicitation for loans, public private partnerships, and additional capacity contracts in Spring 2023 Capacity contracts, public private partnerships, and loans Applications for the first round of the Transmission Facilitation Program closed on February 1, 2023, and the review process is underway.
Grid Resilience State and Tribal Formula Grants Program – 40101(d) Funding opportunity open for States, Tribes, and Territories Formula grant funds disbursed on a rolling basis Opened on July 6, 2022, and closes May 31, 2023.
Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP) Program Grants and financial assistance


  • Concept Papers Due: December 16, 2022 
  • DOE Response to Concept Papers: February 2023 
  • Full Applications Due: April 6, 2023
  • Second funding cycle anticipated Q1 of FY24 


  • Concept Papers Due: December 16, 2022 
  • DOE Response to Concept Papers: February 2023 
  • Full Applications Due: March 17, 2023
  • Second funding cycle anticipated Q1 of FY24


  • Concept Papers Due: January 13, 2023 
  • DOE Response to Concept Papers: March 2023 
  • Full Applications Due: May 19, 2023
  • Second funding cycle anticipated Q1 FY24
Transmission Siting and Economic Development Grants Program Solicitation to follow Request for Information Grants

The comment period closed on February 28, 2023, and the review process is underway.

Loan Programs Office Transmission Loans Open for Applications Loans  
Western Area Power Administration Transmission Infrastructure Program Open for Applications Loans  
Transmission Facility Financing Coming soon.    

View the Grid and Transmission Program Conductor Guide for more information about eligibility and application requirements and funding opportunity or grant timelines. 

If you have questions about GDO’s Transmission planning work, please visit our Enhanced Transmission Planning webpage. If you have additional questions, please reach out to us at and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.