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Notice of Funding Availability - Trash Free Rivers

Friday, May 24, 2019

DOEE seeks eligible entities to propose ways to monitor and maintain trash traps, provide environmental work experience, and educate District residents about pollution that impairs the District’s waterways. A successful applicant will propose ways to design and implement a trash trap maintenance program for six (6) trash traps in the Anacostia Watershed for two (2) years; to collect data on the amount and types of trash being captured; to recruit, train, and employ District youth to assist in the maintenance of the traps and in generating the data of the trash collected; and to coordinate opportunities for volunteers to assist with maintenance and learn about the need for trash reduction in District waters and watersheds. The successful applicant will be expected to collect data on the amount and types of trash being captured by all six traps. The amount available for the project is approximately $130,000 for a two year project.

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 2019-1921-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 Matt Robinson at (202) 442-3204 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Matt Robinson RE:2019-1921-WPD” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is June 24, 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.

Eligibility: : The institutions below may apply for this grant:

-Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations;

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