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Carbon Utilization Procurement Grants (CUP)

Federal Agency


Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM)


To help offset 50% of the costs to states, local governments, and public utilities or agencies to procure and use products developed through the conversion of captured carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide emissions.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

Eligible prime applicants include states, local governments and public utilities or agencies. Institutions of higher education, for-profit entities, non-profit entities, state and local governmental entities, and Tribal Nations can participate as subrecipients.

Decarbonization Considerations

This opportunity can encourage recipients to leverage their buying power and institute procurement preferences to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by supporting the procurement and use of carbon conversion products derived from anthropogenic carbon oxide emissions.

Equity Considerations

Applicants are required to submit the Community Benefits Discussion that describes how the project will support community benefits including job quality and equity. This should include a description of the overall approach to community benefits; community and labor engagement; job quality; diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility; and Justice40.

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Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

April 30, 2024

Funding Available


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Matching Funds

50% cost share required

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