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RiverSmart Innovation Grant - Notice of Funding Availability

Friday, January 15, 2016

DOEE seeks eligible entities to protect and improve the District’s water resources. Its rivers and streams travel through and under many beautiful neighborhoods and parks and ultimately end in the Chesapeake Bay. To receive funding, proposed projects must benefit one or more of the District’s waterbodies, directly or indirectly. The amount available for this project is approximately $140,000.00. One may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download from the attached documents below.

Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2016-1520-SWMD” in the subject line.

Pick up a copy in person from the DOEE reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. To make an appointment, call Emily Rice at (202) 535-2679 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Emily Rice RE:2016-1520-SWMD” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is February 29, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address OR a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].

Eligibility: All the checked institutions below may apply for these grants:

-Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations;
-Faith-based organizations;
-Government agencies
-Universities/educational institutions; and
-Private Enterprises.

For additional information regarding this RFA, write to: [email protected].

For those unable to attend the pre-application meetings, the presentation is available for your viewing. Also, attached below are the Questions and Answers from those meetings provided for your perusal.