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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.
RFA for Completing and Communicating a Comprehensive Energy Plan
DDOE seeks eligible entities to assist DDOE and other District policymakers with completing a Comprehensive Energy Plan (“CEP”) that specifies policies, programs, and technologies that will be necessary to address the District’s goals and priorities, and identifies barriers that would prevent their adoption. The deadline for application submissions is June 30, 2015 at 4:30 pm. Read More>>
RFA for 2015 Green Resident Engagement for Housing Sector
DDOE is seeking applications from eligible entities to meet the ambitious goals for recycling and energy and water efficiency set out in the District’s Sustainable DC Plan. The amount available for the two projects in this RFA is approximately $100,000.00. This amount is subject to availability of funding and approval by the appropriate agencies. The deadline for application submissions is May 29, 2015 at 4:30 pm. Read More>>