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Notice of Funding Availability - Anacostia Freshwater Mussel Restoration Project

Friday, April 26, 2019

DOEE seeks an eligible entity that, can help increase native freshwater mussel populations in the Anacostia River and associated tributaries; improve water quality; study their ability to filter pollutants from the water column; educate area residents about their overall importance to watershed health; and develop a native freshwater mussel restoration plan for the District. The amount of funding available is $400,000 for an anticipated 2 year project with the option of extending this grant for up to three additional years.

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 2019-1913-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 Josh Burch at (202) 734-9527 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Josh Burch RE:2019-1913-WPD” on the outside of the envelope

The deadline for application submissions is May 28 2019, 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]

UPDATEDue to an unexpected fire drill at DOEE's offices the information meeting/conference call has been rescheduled for May 9, at 2:00 PM

The location of the meeting will be: 1200 First St NE, Washington DC, 20002 on the 5th floor.

Participants may call in at 866-830-5784

Use participant code 6971510

Eligibility: All the institutions below may apply for these grants:

  • Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations
  • Government agencies; and
  • Universities/educational institutions;

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