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Request for Applications - Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach

Friday, November 20, 2015

DOEE seeks eligible entities to: (1) increase the number of children screened for lead who are at high risk of lead exposure and live within targeted census tracts located in wards 3, 5 and 8; (2) improve residents’ knowledge of lead poisoning prevention; and (3) assist residents living in at-risk housing to obtain assistance in securing lead-safe homes. The amount available for the project is approximately $40,000.00.

Beginning 11/20/2015, the full text of the Request for Applications (RFA) will be available at DOEE’s website. One may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

  • Download from the attachments below.
  • Email a request to [email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2015-1522-LHHD” in the subject line.
  • Pick up a copy in person from the DOEE reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002.  To make an appointment, call Sirila Ray at (202) 654-6037 and mention this RFA by name.
  • Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Sirila Ray RE:2015-1522-LHHD” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is December 21, 2015 at 4:30 pm.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].

Eligibility: All the checked institutions below may apply for these grants:

-Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations
-Faith-based organizations
-Universities/educational institutions

For additional information regarding this RFA, write to: [email protected].