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NOFA - Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach Project

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Notice of Funding Availability for the
Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach Project

The Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) seeks eligible entities to reach 400 families at high risk of lead exposure, educate them on lead poisoning prevention basics, ensure that lead screening is provided to children under the age of six, and refer families that may benefit from further follow-up services to DOEE. Two awards will be granted for this project. The funding available is approximately $52,400: with the first award up to $32,400 and the second award no less than $20,000.

Beginning 1/4/2016, the full text of the Request for Applications (RFA) will be available online at DOEE’s website. A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download from DOEE’s website, www.doee.dc.gov. Select the Resources tab. Cursor over the pull-down list and select Grants and Funding. On the new page, cursor down to the announcement for this RFA. Click on Read More and download this RFA and related information from the Attachments section.

Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2016-1601-LHHD” 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 Brittaney Simon at (202) 481-3842 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Brittaney Simon RE: 2016-1601-LHHD” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is 2/5/2016 at 4:30 pm. Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and 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;

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