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Notice of Funding Availability - Watershed Restoration and Education Projects

Friday, August 12, 2016

DOEE seeks eligible entities to help control, prevent, and remediate nonpoint sources of polluted runoff to District of Columbia (District) waters and the Chesapeake Bay. Engaging, educating, and empowering District residents to become stewards of the District's waters and the Chesapeake Bay is an important facet of this RFA. The amount available for projects is approximately $2,440,000.00. This amount is subject to 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 section below.

Email a request to [email protected] with “RE: 2016-1609-WPD” in the subject line.

Pick up a copy in person from the Department’s reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002.  To make an appointment, call Lauren Linville at (202) 535-2252 and mention this RFA by name.

Write the Department at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Lauren Linville RE:2016-1609-WPD” on the outside of the envelope.

Two informational meetings/conference calls and opportunity for question and answers will be held on 08-24-2016 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, and on 08-25-2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  You can call into either session, or attend in person at1200 First Street NE, 5th floor, Washington DC, 20002.  The call number is (866) 830-5784 and the conference code is 6971510.

The deadline for application submissions is September 14, 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;
-Government agencies
-Universities/educational institutions; and
-Private Enterprises.

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