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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 Funding Availability - Fiscal Year 2025 Clean Water Construction Treatment Works Projects
DOEE seeks to identify collaborative partners for its fiscal year (FY) 2025 Clean Water Construction (CWC) grant application to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Applications are requested for project partners in four categories of work: (1) sewage infrastructure projects, (2) stormwater grey infrastructure projects, (3) stormwater green infrastructure projects, and (4) emerging contaminants infrastructure projects. DOEE may receive approximately $15,500,000 in federal funding for Clean Water Construction (CWC) Projects. The deadline for applications is June 17, 2024. Read More>>

Request for Partners- Air Pollution Sensor Data Analysis and Communication Partnership
DOEE seeks an eligible entity or entities to partner with the Department on its application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencies (EPA) Air Quality Information: Making Sense of Air Pollution Data to Inform Decisions in Underserved Communities Overburdened by Air Pollution Exposures Funding Opportunity. An entity may apply on its own or as a group with one entity identified as the project lead. The deadline for applications is June 7, 2024. Read More>>

Request for Applications - DC Green Cleaning Program
DOEE seeks an eligible entity to develop and implement the District’s Green Cleaning Program (GCP). The GCP will support Cleaning Service Providers (CSPs) from the disadvantaged communities of Wards 5, 7, and 8, to transition to safer and more sustainable cleaning products, implement an outreach strategy, build capacity, and make a smoother financial transition to safer and more sustainable cleaning products. The deadline for applications is June 17, 2024. Read More>>

Request for Applications - Reducing Locomotive Emissions in the District of Columbia
DOEE seeks eligible entities to administer the upgrade and re-powering of diesel-powered switcher locomotives at Union Station with new, cleaner, lower emitting engines. The deadline for applications is June 10, 2024. Read More>>

Request for Applications - Youth Bicycle Clinic and Ride Event
DOEE seeks eligible entities to educate youth in the District on bicycle maintenance, safety, and basic repairs. The deadline for applications is May 20, 2024. Read More>>

Request for Applications - Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice Strategy for the District’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Programs
DOEE seeks an eligible entity to develop a strategy to improve diversity, equity, inclusion, and environmental justice in the District’s MS4 permit programs. Development must include meaningful engagement with District residents and other relevant stakeholders.  The deadline for applications is April 30, 2024. Read More>>

Request for Applications - Building Science Energy Education Program
The Department seeks eligible entities to work with a District vocational high school to create green energy and green building educational content, develop a curriculum, foster hands-on experiences, and connect students with energy professionals and career pathways in the green economy. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2024. Read More>>

Request for Applications - Trash Free Communities: Trash Reduction Through Behavior Change
DOEE seeks eligible entities to design and implement an innovative District-wide litter reduction campaign that focuses on creating behavior change in local District communities. This project will work to reduce the amount of trash entering the District's waterways, including the Anacostia River. The deadline for applications is March 8, 2024. Read More>>