- DOE Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) ($210 million) – deadline varies depending on fiscal year of applicant, with range of 2/15/10 – 8/1/10
DOE requests proposals for Weatherization Formula Grants to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons, reduce their total residential expenditures, and improve their health and safety. WAP assists persons who are particularly vulnerable, such as the elderly, persons with disabilities, families with children, high residential energy users, and households with high energy burdens. Prime applicant eligibility is restricted to agencies responsible for administering the annual WAP formula allocation. Fifty-eight awards are anticipated. The response due date depends on the fiscal year end of the prime applicant, with range of 2/15/10 – 8/1/10.
- US Dept of Commerce – Economic Development Administration Global Climate Change Mitigation Incentive Fund – deadline September 30
Eligible Entities: State and local governments, nonprofit organizations
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) advances economic growth by assisting communities experiencing chronic high unemployment and low per capita income to create an environment that fosters innovation, promotes entrepreneurship, and attracts increased private capital investment. EDA requests proposals for the following programs: Public Works, Planning, Local Technical Assistance, and Economic Adjustment Assistance. Under the Economic Adjustment Assistance program, EDA has allocated $14.7 million to the Global Climate Change Mitigation Incentive Fund, which supports projects that foster economic competitiveness while enhancing environmental quality. Proposals are being accepted and are being reviewed on an ongoing basis.
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- EPA Climate Showcase Community grants solicitation – late spring release
U.S. EPA will be issuing a solicitation for a $10 million nationwide grant program for communities sometime this spring. The grant program will award 20-30 grants of $100,000.00 – $500,000.00, and will require a 50% match (that can be in-kind).
Local governments, regional communities and tribes will be eligible to apply for funding for projects including mitigation, outreach and education, and implementation of energy efficient technology. More information will be distributed as the grant program is finalized.
Last updated on 06/03/2010