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Vulnerability Assessment and Resilience Audit/Solar Tool for Affordable Housing

Grants to Washington, DC Nonprofits, For-Profits, Agencies,
and IHEs to Assess Climate Resiliency of District Housing

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District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE)

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Deadline Date:

08/28/17 4:30 PM Receipt


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Grants to Washington, DC nonprofits, private enterprises, government agencies, IHEs, and faith-based organizations to assess the vulnerability of District residents to the effects of climate change. The purpose of this program is promote the resiliency of affordable housing to severe weather, flooding, and extreme heat.

This grant funds the creation and implementation of a tool to assess the vulnerability of the District’s affordable housing stock to climate change and identify possible resilience upgrades, including the installation of solar technologies and energy storage, to help meet the goals set out in the Mayor’s Climate Ready DC Plan and the Solar for All program.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182044

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The following are eligible to apply:
-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.

Continuing conditions of eligibility are that the information in the application is complete and truthful and that the Applicant at all times is able to meet any material conditions stated in its application. For instance, if an Applicant’s ability to fulfill the terms of the grant is based on the availability of skilled staff and those staff should leave after the application’s submittal or the grant award to the Applicant, the Applicant has the responsibility to advise DOEE in writing of this change in material conditions. Another example of change in material conditions that could result in the loss of eligibility would be the loss of the Applicant’s tax-exempt status.

Pre-proposal Conference:

An informational meeting/conference call and opportunity for question and answers will be held on August 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM.

The location of the meeting will be:

1200 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002, Fifth Floor

Pre-Application Information:

All applications must be received at the address below by 4:30 PM on August 28, 2017.

DOEE expects to notify each Applicant in writing of its award status within six to twelve weeks after the application due date.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For those who cannot attend August 16 meeting in person, the conference call number is (866) 738-0635 and conference code is 7488157.

DOEE welcomes questions seeking clarification of matters in this RFA. Questions about the RFA should be sent to with “RE: RFA 2017-1723-USA” in the subject line.

DOEE will publish updates and Questions and Answers (Q&A) regarding the RFA at DOEE will also create an email list to send updates and information regarding the RFA. A person can be put on the email list by immediately emailing with the subject line “RE: RFA 2017-1723-USA – Add me to the email list.”

District of Columbia Department of Energy and Environment
RFA – Grants
1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Attn: RFA 2017-1723-USA

(202) 535-2600

Funding or Pin Number:

RFA # 2017-1723-USA

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington, DC