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Notice of Funding Availability – CRIAC Nonprofit Relief Program Off-site Stormwater Mitigation Construction Grant

Friday, November 30, 2018

DOEE solicits grant applications from eligible entities (called “Applicants”). The goals of this Request for Applications (RFA) are to assist nonprofit organizations in satisfying the off-site stormwater mitigation requirements of the Clean Rivers Impervious Area Charge (CRIAC) nonprofit relief program (CRIAC Nonprofit Relief Program). Applicants will provide this assistance by constructing green infrastructure (GI) to reduce stormwater runoff on behalf of CRIAC Nonprofit Relief Program participants. The amount available for the project is up to approximately $270,000.00, which may be split among multiple projects.

Beginning November 30, 2018, the full text of the Request for Applications (RFA) will be available in the attachments below. A person 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 2019-1901-RRD” in the subject line.

Pick up a copy in person from the Department’s reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. To make an appointment, call Matt Johnson at (202) 741-0861 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Matt Johnson RE:2019-1901-RRD” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions for Round 4 Review is May 17, 2019, 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].

Four rounds of review will occur. In each round, the review panel will evaluate each application received by the deadline for the round of review. DOEE has awarded $43,000 to the applications submitted during Round 1,2 & 3 of the RFA.

The proposal(s) with the highest score(s) will be awarded the grant based on the funding available at the time of the award. The funds awarded shall not exceed $270,000.00 in total.

The following institutions may apply for these grants:

  • Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations;
  • Faith-based organizations;
  • Government agencies
  • Universities/educational institutions; and
  • Private Enterprises.

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