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Grants for 2013 Solar Sprint and Electric Grand Prix in the District of Columbia

 - This Funding Opportunity is Now Closed -


NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY

Grants for 2013 Solar Sprint and Electric Grand Prix in the District of Columbia

The District of Columbia District Department of the Environment (“DDOE”) is seeking a nonprofit organization, educational institution or government agency to further awareness of renewable energy as a source of generation and proper environmental stewardship by working with a team of high school students to compete in the national electric vehicle grand prix of 2013.  Because this is a federal subgrant there will be additional reporting requirements.

Beginning Friday, March 29, 2013, the full text of the Request for Applications (“RFA”) will be available online at DDOE’s web site.  It will also be available for pick-up. A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following:

Download, by visiting the DDOE’s website, www.ddoe.dc.gov.  Look for the following title/section, “Resources”, click on it, choose “Grants and Funding” to find the RFA description and, at the bottom of the page, a link to the RFA in PDF format;

Email a request to 2013ElecGPrixRFA.grants@dc.gov with "Request copy of RFA 2013-OCO-07 Solar Sprint & Electric Grand Prix” in the subject line;

In person by making an appointment to pick up a copy from DDOE's offices and ask for a copy at the 5th floor reception desk at the following street address (mention this RFA by name); or

Write DDOE at “Grants,” 1200 First Street, N.E., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Request copy of RFA 2013-OCO-07 Solar Sprint & Electric Grand Prix” on the outside of the letter.

The deadline for application submissions is April 29, 2013, at 4:30 p.m.  Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to 2013ElecGPrixRFA.grants@dc.gov.

Eligibility: A nonprofit organization, educational institution, or government agency may apply for these grants.     

Period of Awards: A grant award will be made for a period ending September 30, 2013, depending on the project and assuming continuing funding availability.

Available Funding: The amount available for this RFA is approximately $35,000. The amount is subject to continuing  availability of funding and approval by the appropriate agencies.

For additional information regarding this RFA, please contact DDOE as instructed in the RFA document, or after reviewing the document, at 2013ElecGPrixRFA.grants@dc.gov.