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District of Columbia Department of the Environment

07/12/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/12/2019 08:40

Notice of Funding Availability - Community Stormwater Solutions Evaluation and Expansion Grant

DOEE seeks an eligible entity that, will (1) enhance, expand, and implement the current Community Stormwater Solutions Grant Program, (2) support the positive environmental efforts of District-based small businesses, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and educational institutions, (3) protect and enhance, directly or indirectly, the District of Columbia's water bodies and watersheds, and (4) support the District's emerging green economy, environmental start-ups, and social entrepreneurs through capacity-building initiatives like grant writing and management trainings. Since 2016, DOEE has awarded 41 Community Stormwater Solutions Grants totaling $764,627, in grants that never exceed $20,000. This is an average of 10 small grants per year. For background on this grant program, please visit Community Stormwater Solutions Grants.

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 2019-1924-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:2019-1924-WPD' on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is August 30, 2019, at 4:30 pm. Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address OR a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].

Two informational meetings/conference calls for RFA related questions and answers will be held on July 25 at 1:00 pm and August 6, at 3:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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