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Notice of Funding Availability - Green Zone Environmental Program

Friday, January 27, 2017

Notice of Funding AvailabilityGreen Zone Environmental Program’s (GZEP) Summer Youth and Young Adults Watershed Protection Education and Job Training


The Department of Energy and Environment (the Department) seeks eligible entities to provide education, training, and hands-on activities related to watershed protection for 30-50 youth and young adults in the Green Zone Environmental Program. The amount available for the project is approximately $60,000. DOEE expects to make multiple awards for a maximum amount of $20,000. This amount is subject to availability of funding and approval by the appropriate agencies. The deadline for application submissions is 3/3/2017.

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 2017-1709-SWMD” 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 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:2017-1709-SWMD” on the outside of the envelope.

Eligibility: The following entities 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.

Additional eligibility requirements are described in the full RFA.

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