DOEE seeks an eligible entity that, will (1) enhance, expand, and implement the current Community Stormwater Solutions Grant Program, (2) support the positive environmental efforts of District-based small businesses, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and educational institutions, (3) protect and enhance, directly or indirectly, the District of Columbia’s water bodies and watersheds, and (4) support the District’s emerging green economy, environmental start-ups, and social entrepreneurs through capacity-building initiatives like grant writing and management trainings. Since 2016, DOEE has awarded 41 Community Stormwater Solutions Grants totaling $764,627, in grants that never exceed $20,000. This is an average of 10 small grants per year. For background on this grant program, please visit Community Stormwater Solutions Grants.
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 2019-1924-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 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:2019-1924-WPD” on the outside of the envelope.
The deadline for application submissions is August 30, 2019, at 4:30 pm. Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address OR a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].
Two informational meetings/conference calls for RFA related questions and answers will be held on July 25 at 1:00 pm and August 6, at 3:00 pm
The location of the meeting will be: 1200 First St NE, on the 5th floor.
Participants may call in at 1-866-830-5784.
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
- Private enterprises;
- Faith-based organizations; and
- Universities/educational institutions;
For additional information regarding this RFA, write to: [email protected].