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Notice of Funding Availability and RFA - Analysis of Fish Tissue for Contaminants of Concern

Notice of Funding Availability

Grant for Analysis of Fish Tissue for Contaminants of Concern

The District of Columbia District Department of the Environment (“DDOE”) is seeking a nonprofit organization, educational institution or government agency to conduct fish tissue analysis of various fish species found in the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers.  The fish tissue analysis will assist in the identification of potential contaminants of concern in the District of Columbia’s surface water bodies.

Beginning Friday, March 1, 2013, the full text of the Request for Applications (“RFA”) will be available online at DDOE’s web site.  It will also be available for pick-up. A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following:

  • Download, by visiting the DDOE’s website,  Look for the following title/section, “Resources”, click on it, choose “Grants and Funding”, in the pull down menu choose  “RFA” for the document to download in PDF format;
  • Email a request to  [email protected] with "Request copy of Fish Study RFA" in the subject line;
  • Stop by DDOE's offices and ask for a copy at the 5th floor reception desk at the following street address (mention this RFA by name); or
  • Write DDOE at Fish Study RFA Grants, 1200 First Street, N.E., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attention: RFA - Requesting a copy" on the outside of the letter.

The deadline for application submissions is Monday, April 1, 2013, at 4:30 p.m.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].  

Eligibility: A nonprofit organization, educational institution, or government agency may apply for this grant.     

Period of Award: The grant award will be made for a period of eighteen (18) months, assuming continuing funding availability.

Available Funding: The amount available for this award is approximately $86,600. The amount is subject to continuing  availability of funding and approval by the appropriate federal agency.

For additional information regarding this RFA, please contact DDOE as instructed in the RFA document, or after reviewing the document, at [email protected].

Download ALL of the following files in order to prepare your application: