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Grants and Funding
Listed below are DDOE's “open” grants, funding opportunities, and requests for applications (RFAs) to fund various environmental projects. They appear with the most recent announced RFAs at the top. For those items that are closed, please see the archives page.
RFA for Demonstration Projects and Watershed Training Related to Nonpoint Source Pollution
The District Department of the Environment (“DDOE”) is seeking eligible entities to install practices to manage stormwater and increase public awareness of stormwater issues in the District of Columbia. The deadline for application submissions is 8/1/2014, at 4:30 p.m. Read More>>
RFA for Pumpout Boat for DC Waters
DDOE is seeking eligible to reduce the amount and frequency of sanitary boat sewage deposition in the waters of the District of Columbia and for boaters, especially transient boaters, to come into and remain in compliance with the District’s regulations concerning discharge of sanitary boat sewage. The deadline for application submissions is 7/18/2014, at 4:30 p.m. Read More>>
RFA for Low Income Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programs (EECP)
DDOE is seeking eligible organizations entities to install energy efficiency measures in more than 300 units per year. The deadline for application submissions is 7/18/2014, at 4:30 p.m. Read More>>
RFA for Wetland Conservation Policy and Registry
DDOE is seeking eligible entities to provide an update to the District’s 1997 Wetland Conservation Plan. The deadline for application submissions is 7/8/2014, at 4:30 pm. Read More>>