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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 - Perfecting Percolation in District Parklands: Testing Soil Amendment Techniques and Subsoiling on Compacted Urban Land
DOEE seeks eligible entities to implement a research and field monitoring program to (1) identify and assess compacted urban lands in the MS4 sewershed, and then (2) research and test out different decompaction techniques, (3) assess the techniques’ effectiveness and practicality, and (4) provide guidance and recommendations on best practices. The deadline for applications is October 12, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Request for Applicants - Youth Bicycle Educational Clinics
DOEE seeks eligible entities to provide bicycle educational clinics for youths in the District’s underserved residential communities and work with the DCPS second grade cyclists’ program on at least 2 events. The deadline for applications is October 3, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Funding Availability - Technical Assistance for Stormwater Management and Related Regulations
DOEE seeks eligible entities to provide training workshops and educate stakeholders on compliance with the District of Columbia’s Stormwater Management (SWM) regulations and SWM Best Management Practices (BMPs). Read More>>

Notice of Funding Availability - Equitable Building Electrification
DOEE seeks eligible entities to help refine what the District’s path to electrification should look like with respect to the priorities and challenges of disadvantaged communities. Read More>>

Notice of Funding Availability - Boating Access for Recreational Boaters R2022
DOEE seeks eligible entities to submit projects that will increase access to District waters by recreational boaters. The amount available for the projects totals $350,000.  Each grant will require a 25% match. The deadline for application submissions is September 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.