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Grants for DC School Energy Efficiency and Evaluation Program


The District of Columbia District Department of the Environment (“DDOE”) is seeking a nonprofit organization or educational institution to determine the success of the energy efficiency and storm preparation educational program.  This project will be funded by DDOE using federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (“ARRA”) funds provided by the US Department of Energy’s (“USDOE”) State Energy Program (“SEP”).  The subgrantee will also develop the ARRA/SEP final report.  The maximum grant period will run from the date of full execution of a Grant Agreement through September 16, 2013, unless terminated earlier as set forth herein. However, DDOE anticipates awarding this subgrant as soon as possible. In addition to the USDOE and District reporting requirements, the subgrantee shall comply with all ARRA requirements as this is a federal subgrant and there will be additional reporting requirements.

Beginning Friday, April 05, 2013, the full text of the Request for Applications (“RFA”) will be available online at DDOE’s website. It will also be available for pick-up. A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following methods:

Download by visiting DDOE’s website, Look for the title/section, “Resources,” click on it, and choose “Grants and Funding” to find the RFA description and a link to the RFA in PDF format at the bottom of the page;

Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2013-OCO-08 DC School Energy Efficiency and Evaluation Program” in the subject line;

In person by scheduling an appointment with Charles Satterfield at (202) 671-1744 to pick up a copy of the DC School Energy Efficiency and Evaluation Program RFA from DDOE's 5th floor reception desk located at 1200 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002; or

Write DDOE at “Grants,” 1200 First Street, NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Request copy of RFA 2013-OCO-08 Solar DC School Energy Efficiency and Evaluation Program” on the outside of the letter.

The deadline for application submissions is Monday, April 22, 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 or educational institution may apply for this grant.

Period of Awards: A grant award will be made for a period ending September 16, 2013, depending on the project and assuming continuing funding availability.

Available Funding: The amount available for this RFA is approximately $20,000. The amount is subject to continuing availability of funding and approval by the appropriate agencies.

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