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Notice of Funding Availability – Watershed Protection Projects to Educate and Train Green Zone Environmental Program Participants

Friday, January 19, 2018

DOEE seeks eligible entities to provide education, training, and hands-on activities to participants in the Green Zone Environmental Program (GZEP). Projects should focus on improving water quality and, in particular, reducing the impacts of stormwater runoff on District water bodies. Additionally, these projects should provide GZEP participants with entry-level skills in the green economy. The amount available for this grant announcement is $60,000. An applicant can request up to $15,000. DOEE plans to make multiple awards.

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 2018-1812 DIR 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:2018-1812-DIR” on the outside of the envelope.

The following entity may appy for these grants:

  • Nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for these grants
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Universities/educational institutions and
  • Private Enterprises

The deadline for application submissions is February 23, 2018 at 4:30pm.

DOEE will host a pre-application public information session on January 30 at 1pm at DOEE Headquarters located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th floor.

For additional information regarding this RFA, write to: GZEP2018.wate[email protected]