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Notice of Funding Availability - Grants for the Schoolyard & Parkland Canopy Plans & Tree Planting & Canopy 3,000

Friday, February 19, 2016

Notice of Funding Availability
Schoolyard and Parkland Canopy Plans and Tree Planting; and Canopy 3,000 – Canopy Plans and Tree Planting on Public Spaces and Private Property

DOEE is seeking eligible entities to work with DOEE to develop and implement tree planting plans on schools grounds, District parklands, and on other public spaces and private properties in the District.  Successful grant applications will include working with the landholders and with the community as appropriate to develop planting plans for each parcel.  Grantees will then work with the landholders to plant all or a subset of the finalized planting plans. Successful grant applications will describe plans to engage the landholder in planting design, tree planting, and tree care.  The amount available for this RFA is approximately $742,500.00. This amount is subject to continuing availability of funding and approval by the appropriate agencies.

A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download from the attachments below

Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2016-1602-WPD” 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.  Call Steve Saari at (202) 535-2961 to make an appointment and mention this RFA by name; or

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Steve Saari RE:2016-1602-WPD” on the outside of the letter.

The deadline for application submissions is 3/21/2016, at 4:30 p.m.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address, and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].

A Pre-application meeting will be held on March 2, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at 1200 First Street N.E. Suite 500

For additional information regarding this RFA, please contact DOEE as instructed in the RFA document, at [email protected].  You may also view the more information at Tree Canopy project.

Please note: the Attachment “App_5_EPA requirements” was updated on March 8, 2016.  If you downloaded this document prior to this date please discard the earlier version and download a new one.