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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 Partnership Proposals - EPA Construction Grants for Wastewater Treatment Works
DDOE announces a request for applications to identify collaborative partners for DDOE’s grant submission to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Clean Water State Revolving Fund. Read More>>
Erosion and Sediment Control RFA
DDOE seeks eligible entities to update and expand the 2003 District of Columbia (District) Standards and Specifications for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC), and to develop public outreach materials, trainings, and case scenarios The deadline for application submissions is April 20, 2015 at 4:30 pm. Read More>>
RFA for Trash-Free Rivers
DDOE seeks eligible entities to submit proposals to monitor and maintain three “Bandalong” trash traps in a local river, provide environmental work experience to District youth (ages 16-25), and educate participants and the public about how trash pollutes District waterbodies. The deadline for application submissions is April 6, 2015 at 4:30 pm. Read More>>