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Notice of Funding Availability and RFA - Implementation of Sustainable DC Projects


Friday, February 22, 2013

Notice of Funding Availability and Request for Applications (RFA) - Implementation of Sustainable DC Projects

The District of Columbia Department of the Environment (DDOE) Natural Resources Administration (NRA), Watershed Protection Division (WPD), is soliciting applications from nonprofit organizations and educational institutions to assist DDOE with testing innovative sustainability initiatives that improve the environment, economy, and the community in an effort to make the District the healthiest, greenest, and most livable city in the nation. Six hundred fifty-six thousand one hundred seventy dollars ($656,170.00) from the Sustainable DC Budget Challenge will be available on a competitive basis.

Applications are requested for the following projects:

  • Building Capacity for Environmental and Sustainability Education in District of Columbia Schools
  • Developing and Implementing Tree Planting Plans on District Parks and Recreation and District of Columbia Public School Lands

The full text of the Request for Applications is available below, and at http://www.opgd.dc.gov under “District Grants Clearinghouse.” It will also be available to be picked up from:

The District Department of the Environment
1200 First Street, N.E., Fifth Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002

You may request an electronic version of this Request for Applications to be sent by email by writing to Grace Manubay at: grace.manubay@dc.gov.

The deadline for application submission is FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2013, at FOUR-THIRTY (4:30) pm.

Five hard copies must be submitted to the address above, and a complete electronic copy must be emailed to grace.manubay@dc.gov.