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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 Funding Availability - Mapping and Managing Invasive Species for DOEE and the National Capital Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management
The Department of Energy and Environment seeks eligible entities to enhance the natural environment and restore natural areas by recruiting a team of people that will manage invasive plants, improve habitat along restored streams, and improve wildlife habitat for rare species and for the enjoyment of residents. The deadline for applications is May, 9, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Request for Applicants - Green Stormwater Infrastructure Signage Program
DOEE seeks eligible entities to implement a comprehensive planning and design process for identification and interpretative signage, and produce designs and specifications, for the District’s green stormwater infrastructure (GSI).  The grantee will also test prototypes and develop a user’s manual of signage for future fabrication and installation. The deadline for applications is May 13, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Funding Availability - Fiscal Year 2023 Clean Water Construction Treatment Works Projects
DOEE seeks to identify collaborative partners for its fiscal year (FY) 2023 Clean Water Construction (CWC) grant application to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Applications are requested for project partners in three categories of work: (1) sewage infrastructure projects, (2) stormwater grey infrastructure projects, and (3) stormwater green infrastructure projects. DOEE may receive approximately $19,000,000 in federal funding for Clean Water Construction (CWC) Projects. The deadline for applications is May, 9, 2022. Read More>>

Notice of Request for Applicants - Air Quality Community Partnership
DOEE seeks an eligible entity 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 April 25, 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.