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Notice of Funding Availability - 2020 Green Zone Environmental Program

Friday, January 24, 2020

DOEE seeks eligible entities to provide education, training, and hands-on activities to participants in the Green Zone Environmental Program (GZEP). Projects should focus on improving water quality and, in particular, reducing the impacts of stormwater runoff on District water bodies. Additionally, these projects should provide GZEP participants with entry-level skills in the green economy. The amount available for this grant announcement is approximately $80,000. An applicant can request up to $20,000. DOEE plans to make multiple awards.

Beginning January 24, 2020, the full text of the Request for Applications (RFA) will be available on the Department’s website.

A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download this RFA and related information from the Attachments section.

Email a request to GZEP2020.w[email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2020-2011-WPD” 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 Emily Rice at (202) 535-2679 and mention this RFA by name.

Write DOEE at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Emily Rice RE: 2020-2011-WPD” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is February, 28 2020, at 4:30 p.m. Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address OR a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected] and [email protected] for receipt by that time.

An informational meeting/conference call and opportunity for question and answers will be held on February 6, 2020 at 1:00 PM

The location of the meeting will be:
1200 First St NE, Washington DC, 20002 on the 5th floor.

Participants may call in at: 1-866-830-5784.
Use participant code 6971510.

Eligibility: The institutions below 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].