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Grants and Other 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.
Request for Applications (“RFA”) for Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach Coordination Project
DDOE is seeking eligible to increase the number of children screened for lead in FY 15 who are at high risk of lead exposure. The deadline for application submissions is January 30, 2015, at 4:30 pm. Read More>>
Notice of Funding Availability: 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 January 30, 2015, at 4:30 pm. Read More>>
Request for Applications ("RFA") for Boat Sewage Pumpout Project
The District Department of the Environment (DDOE) seeks eligible entities to promote improved water quality. DDOE seeks applications for a project for the purchase and use of a boat sewage pumpout system or pumpout boat in District of Columbia waters. The deadline for application submissions is February 8, 2015 at 4:30 pm. CORRECTION: Because February 8, 2015 is a Sunday, the deadline will be moved to February 9, 2015 at 4:30 PM Read More>>