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Grants Trainings

How to Develop a DOEE Grant Application
A 4-part training series on DOEE’s Request for Applications (RFA), providing tools to develop an effective response.  This series is designed for those with zero to limited grant writing experience.  Training Videos>>

Open Grants

Listed below are DOEE's “open” grants, funding opportunities, and requests for applications and proposals (RFAs & RFPs) to fund various environmental projects. They appear with the most recent announced RFAs at the top. For those items that are closed, please see the archives page.

Notice of Request for Applicants - Air Quality Community Partnership
DOEE seeks an eligible entity to is to improve the quality of the District’s air, especially for communities that are overburdened with poor air quality. The deadline for application submissions is July 18, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Request for Applicants - Kingman and Heritage Islands Conservation Area Restoration 2022-24
DOEE seeks eligible entities to develop a long-term ecological restoration plan for the Kingman and Heritage Islands Conservation Area (“Conservation Area”) and implement the plan’s near-term restoration activities. DOEE wishes to improve the resource and the quality of the public’s experience of the resource. The deadline for applications is July 11, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Request for Applicants - Enhancing Green Infrastructure Community Benefits
DOEE seeks eligible entities to increase the benefits that District Stormwater Retention Credit (SRC)-generating green infrastructure (GI) provides to property owners, nearby residents, and other stakeholders, with a focus on historically marginalized communities and communities that face historical or current environmental injustices. The deadline for applications is August 5, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Request for Applicants - CBP Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Coordination Grant  
DOEE seeks eligible entities to field a person(s) who will facilitate and coordinate the implementation of key elements of the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Implementation Plan. The deadline for applications is July 22, 2022. Read More>>


There are currently no open contracts available.

    On August 10, 2021 Mayor Bowser issued Mayor’s Order 2021-99, which requires certain District Government contractors and grantees, under the direction of the Mayor, to ensure their employees, agents, and sub-contractors are either fully vaccinated against COVID 19 or undergo weekly testing for COVID 19.

    As such, the grantee(s) selected in response to this Request for Applications is/are required to comply with Mayor’s Order 2021-099, COVID-19 Vaccination Certification Requirement for District Government Employees, Contractors, Interns, and Grantees, dated August 10, 2021, and all substantially similar vaccine requirements including any modifications to this Order, unless and until they are rescinded or superseded.