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					                 Information on Currently Available
                          Federal Grants –
                      Energy & Environment

                       HAWAII’S 2ND DISTRICT

                                    April 2012

INDEX

U.S. Department of Interior
    FY 2012 Coastal Resilience Networks Grant

Environmental Protection Agency
    Building Capacity to Implement EPA Voluntary Guidelines for K-12 State, Tribal and
      Territorial School Environmental Health Programs Grant
    Fiscal Year 2012 Pollution Prevention Grant Program

U.S. Department of Energy
    Office of Science: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business
       Technology Transfer (STTR) FY 2012 Phase I (Release 3) Grant
    Headquarters: Advanced Management and Protection of Energy-Storage Devices
       (AMPED) Grant
    Golden Field Office: In-Water Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Device Testing
       Support - Notice of Intent (NOI)
    Golden Field Office: Validation of Hydrogen Refueling Station Performance and
       Advanced Refueling Components Grant
    Golden Field Office: Energy Savings through Improved Mechanical Systems and
       Building Envelope Technologies Grant
    National Energy Technology Laboratory: Technologies to Ensure Permanent
       Geologic Carbon Storage Grant
      National Energy Technology Laboratory: Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance Core
       Technology Program Grant
      Golden Field Office: Regional Test Centers: Validation of Photovoltaic (PV) Modules
       and Systems Grant
      National Energy Technology Laboratory: Predictive Modeling for Automotive
       Lightweighting Applications and Advanced Alloy Development for Automotive and
       Heavy-Duty Engines Grant
      Golden Field Office: Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Grant
      National Energy Technology Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2012 Methane Hydrates
       Funding Opportunity Announcement Grant
      Office of Science: Theoretical Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Science Grant
      Headquarters: Energy Storage SBIR/STTR FOA Grant

U.S. Department of Transportation
    Federal Transit Administration: FTA Alternatives Analysis Program: Solicitation of
       Project Proposals Grant


U.S. Department of Interior

FY 2012 Coastal Resilience Networks Grant
And Modification 1


       Document Type:                         Modification to Previous Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            NOAA-NOS-CSC-2012-2003316
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 12, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Mar 13, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:May 04, 2012 Letters of Intent (LOIs) must be
                                              received by the Coastal Services Center by 11:59
                                              p.m. Eastern Time/5:59 p.m. Hawai'i Standard
                                              Time on March 30, 2012. Full proposals must be
                                              received no later than 5:59 p.m. Hawai'i
                                              Standard Time/11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, May 4,
                                              2012.
       Current Closing Date for Applications: May 04, 2012 Letters of Intent (LOIs) must be
                                              received by the Coastal Services Center by 11:59
                                              p.m. Eastern Time/5:59 p.m. Hawai'i Standard
                                              Time on March 30, 2012. Full proposals must be
                                              received no later than 5:59 p.m. Hawai'i
                                              Standard Time/11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, May 4,
                                              2012.
       Archive Date:                          Jun 03, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:                   Cooperative Agreement
                                                  Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:              Environment
                                                  Natural Resources
                                                  Science and Technology and other Research and
                                                  Development
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:            6
       Estimated Total Program Funding:      $500,000
       Award Ceiling:                        $100,000
       Award Floor:                          $50,000
       CFDA Number(s):                       11.473 -- Coastal Services Center
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants
       Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
       Eligible funding applicants are, regional authorities, nonprofit organizations, institutions
       of higher education, Indian Tribal governments, and state, territorial, and county/local
       governments conducting projects in one or more of the following three U.S. regions; the
       U.S. Flag Pacific Islands (Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the
       Northern Mariana Islands), Gulf of Mexico Coast (Alabama, Gulf Coast of Florida,
       Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas) and West Coast (California, Oregon, Washington).
       The following types of organizations are encouraged to either submit proposals or
       participate in proposal development and provide in-kind services: land use authorities,
       port authorities, housing authorities, public works authorities, transportation authorities,
       critical facility authorities, emergency management authorities, community service
       organizations, stewardship organizations, and conservation organizations.

Agency Name
      Department of Commerce

Description
       The purpose of this notice is to solicit grant proposals from eligible organizations to
       implement activities that enhance resilience of coastal communities to natural hazard and
       climate risks through a regional or national network. Proposals must leverage, enhance,
       or create a system in which one or more coastal hazard issues can be addressed through
       partnerships to improve coordination and collaboration throughout the region.
       Partnerships must include multiple institutions, disciplines, and sectors at the local, state,
       and federal level. Proposals submitted in response to this announcement should provide
       beneficial public outcomes for coastal communities to address existing and potential
       future climate and hazard risks to coastal infrastructure, local economies, vulnerable
       populations, and the natural environment. Eligible funding applicants are: regional
       authorities, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and state, territorial,
       and county/local governments. The funding applicants must conduct projects in one or
       more of the following three U.S. regions: the U.S. Flag Pacific Islands (Hawaii,
       American Samoa, Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), Gulf of
       Mexico Coast (Alabama, Gulf Coast of Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas) and
       West Coast (California, Oregon, and Washington).

Link to Full Announcement
       PLEASE CLICK ON THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT BUTTON LOCATED AT THE
       TOP OF THIS PAGE.

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
       Steve Drescher
       Policy Advisor
       For application download issues only.

Synopsis Modification History
The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the
documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing
the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey
background.

                               File Name                                                Date
Original Synopsis                                                                  Mar 12, 2012

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=152213


Environmental Protection Agency

Building Capacity to Implement EPA Voluntary Guidelines for K-12 State, Tribal and Territorial
School Environmental Health Programs Grant


       This modification reflects an extension of the closing date from April 10, 2012 to May 1,
       2012. All other information in the Request for Applications (RFA) remains the same.
       Document Type:                         Modification to Previous Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            EPA-OCHP-01-2012
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 06, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Mar 20, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:Apr 10, 2012 Please refer to the announcement,
                                              including Section IV, for additional information on
                                              submission methods and due dates.
       Current Closing Date for Applications: May 01, 2012 Please refer to the announcement,
                                              including Section IV, for additional information on
                                              submission methods and due dates.
       Archive Date:                          Jun 01, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:               Cooperative Agreement
       Category of Funding Activity:          Environment
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:            5
       Estimated Total Program Funding:      $750,000
       Award Ceiling:                        $150,000
       Award Floor:                          $150,000
                                             66.953 -- Building Capacity to Implement EPA
       CFDA Number(s):                       National Guidelines for School Environmental Health
                                             Programs
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

       Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)


Additional Information on Eligibility:

       See Section III of the announcement for additional eligibility information.

Agency Name

       Environmental Protection Agency

Description

       EPA is soliciting applications from eligible entities for projects to create, implement, and
       evaluate models for establishing comprehensive state, tribal and territorial school
       environmental health programs consistent with the draft K-12 School Environmental
       Health Program Guidelines released for public comment by EPA in February, 2012, and
       posted at www.epa.gov/schools. (Financial support for tribes to implement the guidelines
       will be made available through a separate funding mechanism). Applications may be
       submitted by States, tribes or territories that have already implemented schools
       environmental health programs, as well as States, tribes and territories that have not yet
       implemented such programs but can demonstrate a commitment to doing so.

Link to Full Announcement

       Building Capacity to Implement EPA Voluntary Guidelines for K-12 State, Tribal and
       Territorial School Environmental Health Programs
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Kathy Seikel, Phone: 202-564-0457 Kathy Seikel

Synopsis Modification History

The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the
documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing
the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey
background.

                               File Name                                              Date
Original Synopsis                                                                 Mar 06, 2012



http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=149613


Environmental Protection Agency

Fiscal Year 2012 Pollution Prevention Grant Program

       Document Type:                         Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-003
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 09, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Mar 09, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:Apr 24, 2012 Please refer to the announcement,
                                              including Section IV, for additional information on
                                              submission methods and due dates.
       Current Closing Date for Applications: Apr 24, 2012 Please refer to the announcement,
                                              including Section IV, for additional information on
                                              submission methods and due dates.
       Archive Date:                          May 24, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:               Cooperative Agreement
                                              Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:          Environment
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:             50
       Estimated Total Program Funding:       $4,100,000
       Award Ceiling:                         $180,000
       Award Floor:                           $20,000
       CFDA Number(s):                        66.708 -- Pollution Prevention Grants Program
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes
Eligible Applicants

       Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)


Additional Information on Eligibility:

       See Section III of the announcement for additional eligibility information.

Agency Name

       Environmental Protection Agency

Description

       The Pollution Prevention Grant Program supports State and Tribal technical assistance
       programs which help businesses identify better environmental strategies and solutions for
       reducing or eliminating waste at the source. EPA anticipates it will award approximately
       $4.1 million in total program funding during Fiscal Year (FY) 2012. Grants will be
       awarded and managed by each of EPA's ten Regional Pollution Prevention Program
       Offices. Grant awards are dependent on Congressional appropriation and the quality of
       proposals received.

Link to Full Announcement

       Fiscal Year 2012 Pollution Prevention Grant Program

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Michele Amhaz, Phone: 202-564-8857 Michele Amhaz

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=151114


U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Science

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) FY
2012 Phase I (Release 3) Grant

       Document Type:                            Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:               DE-FOA-0000715
       Opportunity Category:                     Discretionary
       Posted Date:                              Apr 03, 2012
       Creation Date:                            Apr 03, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:   Jul 03, 2012
       Current Closing Date for Applications:     Jul 03, 2012
       Archive Date:                              Oct 03, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:                   Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:              Science and Technology and other Research and Development
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:                 45
       Estimated Total Program Funding:           $7,000,000
       Award Ceiling:                             $150,000
       Award Floor:                               $1
       CFDA Number(s):                            81.049 -- Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:      No

Eligible Applicants
       Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled
       "Additional Information on Eligibility"

Additional Information on Eligibility:
       Only U.S. small business concerns (SBCs) are eligible to submit SBIR applications. Joint ventures, as
       defined in Appendices/Reference Material, may apply, provided the entity created also qualifies as a small
       business at the time of the award. An SBC is one that, at the time of award for both Phase I and Phase II
       SBIR awards, meets all of the criteria listed in Part III of the Funding Opportunity. (Opportunity
       Announcement "Eligibility Information") SBCs submitting to both the SBIR and STTR programs must
       meet eligibility requirements of both SBIR and STTR applicants.

Agency Name
       Office of Science

Description
       Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) FY 2012 Phase I
       (Release 3) The full text of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is located on FedConnect.
       Instructions for completing the Grant Application Package are contained in the full text of the FOA which
       can be obtained at: https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/?doc=DE-FOA-0000715&agency=DOE

Link to Full Announcement
       FedConnect

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
       Carl C. Hebron, SBIR/STTR PROGRAM ANALYST, 301-903-1414
       carl.hebron@science.doe.gov
       carl.hebron@science.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=161253


U.S. Department of Energy
Headquarters

Advanced Management and Protection of Energy-Storage Devices (AMPED) Grant
       Document Type:                         Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            DE-FOA-0000675
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Apr 03, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Apr 03, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:May 23, 2012 Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit
                                              their applications at least 48 hours in advance of the submission
                                              deadline.
       Current Closing Date for Applications: May 23, 2012 Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit
                                              their applications at least 48 hours in advance of the submission
                                              deadline.
       Archive Date:                          Jul 01, 2013
       Funding Instrument Type:               Cooperative Agreement
                                              Other
       Category of Funding Activity:          Science and Technology and other Research and Development
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:             17
       Estimated Total Program Funding:       $30,000,000
       Award Ceiling:                         $10,000,000
       Award Floor:                           $250,000
                                              81.135 -- Advanced Research and Projects Agency - Energy
       CFDA Number(s):
                                              Financial Assistance Program
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants
       State governments
       Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
       Private institutions of higher education
       Individuals
       For profit organizations other than small businesses
       Small businesses
       Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
       INDIVIDUALS U.S. citizens or permanent residents may apply for funding in their individual capacity as a
       Standalone Applicant, as the lead for a Project Team, or as a member of a Project Team. DOMESTIC
       ENTITIES For-profit entities, educational institutions, and nonprofits that are incorporated in the United
       States, including U.S. territories, are eligible to apply for funding as a Standalone Applicant, as the lead
       organization for a Project Team, or as a member of a Project Team. FFRDCs are eligible to apply for
       funding as the lead organization for a Project Team or as a member of a Project Team, but not as a
       Standalone Applicant. DOE/NNSA GOGOs are not eligible to apply for funding. Non-DOE/NNSA
       GOGOs are eligible to apply for funding as a member of a Project Team, but not as a Standalone Applicant
       or as the lead organization for a Project Team. State and local government entities are eligible to apply for
       funding as a member of a Project Team, but not as a Standalone Applicant or as the lead organization for a
       Project Team. FOREIGN ENTITIES Foreign entities, whether for-profit or otherwise, are eligible to apply
       for funding as Standalone Applicants, as the lead organization for a Project Team, or as a member of a
       Project Team. CONSORTIUM ENTITIES Consortia, which may include domestic and foreign entities,
       must designate one member of the consortium as the consortium representative to the Project Team.

Agency Name
       Headquarters

Description
       The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is an agency within the Department of Energy
       (DOE) that has funded the development and deployment of transformational and disruptive energy
       technologies and systems since 2009. ARPA-E focuses on high-risk concepts with potentially high rewards.
       When it established ARPA-E, Congress directed ARPA-E to: (1) enhance the economic and energy
       security of the United States through the development of energy technologies that result in reductions of
       imports of energy from foreign sources, reductions of energy-related emissions, and improvements in the
       energy efficiency of all economic sectors; and (2) ensure that the United States maintains a technological
       lead in developing and deploying advanced energy technologies. AMPED seeks to support breakthrough
       solutions that offer a realistic path to achieve one or more of the targeted capabilities listed below.
       Technologies that enable any single capability will be considered for award under this FOA, but a strong
       preference will be given to system-level solutions that can demonstrate the potential to substantially impact
       more than one of the objectives. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please
       go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. Notices of Intent, Full Applications, and
       Replies to Reviewer Comments must be submitted through ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-
       foa.energy.gov/), ARPA-E?s online application portal. ARPA-E will not review or consider applications
       submitted through other means. For detailed guidance on using ARPA-E eXCHANGE, please refer to the
       ARPA-E eXCHANGE User Guide (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/Manuals.aspx). Required forms for Full
       Applications are available on ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov), including the SF-424,
       SF-424A, Business Assurances Form, and Other Sources of Funding Disclosure form. A sample response
       to the Other Sources of Funding Disclosure form is attached to this FOA as Appendix 2. A sample response
       to the Business Assurances Form is attached to this FOA as Appendix 3. Applicants must use the templates
       available on ARPA- E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov), including the template for the
       Technical Volume of the Full Application, the template for the Technical Milestones section of the
       Technical Volume, the Summary Slide template, and the Reply to Reviewer Comments template. A sample
       Summary Slide is attached to this FOA as Appendix 1.

Link to Full Announcement
       ARPA-E eXCHANGE

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
       Jemal G. Williams, 202-287-1483
       jemal.williams@hq.doe.gov
       jemal.williams@hq.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=161273


U.S. Department of Energy
Golden Field Office

In-Water Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Device Testing Support - Notice of Intent (NOI)

       Document Type:                               Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:                  DE-FOA-0000704
       Opportunity Category:                        Discretionary
       Posted Date:                                 Mar 20, 2012
       Creation Date:                               Mar 20, 2012
      Original Closing Date for Applications: Applications are not being solicited for the Notice of
                                              Intent.
      Current Closing Date for Applications: Applications are not being solicited for the Notice of
                                              Intent.
      Archive Date:                           Jun 30, 2012
      Funding Instrument Type:                Other
      Category of Funding Activity:           Energy
      Category Explanation:
      Expected Number of Awards:
      Estimated Total Program Funding:        $0
      Award Ceiling:                          $0
      Award Floor:                            $0
                                              81.087 -- Renewable Energy Research and
      CFDA Number(s):
                                              Development
      Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

      Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
      field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"

Agency Name

      Golden Field Office

Description

      The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to provide potential applicants advance notice of a
      proposed upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement initially titled: In-Water Wave
      Energy Conversion (WEC) Device Testing Support. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE
      ACCEPTED THROUGH THIS NOTICE. Prospective applicants should begin
      developing partnerships, formulating ideas, and gathering data in anticipation of the
      issuance of this FOA. It is anticipated that this FOA will be posted to EERE Exchange in
      FY12. Please do not respond or submit questions in response to this Notice of Intent.
      DOE intends to fund one industry-led project that will deploy a long-term (one year) in-
      water WEC device. The device will be deployed at the Navy Wave Energy Test Site
      (WETS) facility in Kaneohe Bay on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu. The full Notice of
      Intent (NOI) is posted on the EERE eXCHANGE website at https://eere-
      exchange.energy.gov. The applicant must first register and create an account on the
      EERE eXCHANGE website. A User Guide for the EERE eXCHANGE can be found on
      the EERE website http://eere.energy.gov/financing/exchangeExchange/Manuals.aspx
      after logging in to the system.

Link to Full Announcement
       https://eere-exchange.energy.gov

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Shannon Dennison, Grants Management Specialist
       shannon.dennison@go.doe.gov
       shannon.dennison@go.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=156793


U.S. Department of Energy
Golden Field Office

Validation of Hydrogen Refueling Station Performance and Advanced Refueling Components
Grant

       Document Type:                         Modification to Previous Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            DE-FOA-0000626
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 13, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Apr 02, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:May 10, 2012 Applications must be received on
                                              5/10/2012 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time.
       Current Closing Date for Applications: May 10, 2012 Applications must be received on
                                              5/10/2012 by 5:00 PM Eastern Time.
       Archive Date:                          Dec 31, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:               Cooperative Agreement
                                              Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:          Energy
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:
       Estimated Total Program Funding:       $0
       Award Ceiling:                         $0
       Award Floor:                           $0
                                              81.087 -- Renewable Energy Research and
       CFDA Number(s):
                                              Development
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

       Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
       field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Agency Name

       Golden Field Office

Description

       The purpose of this amendment is to revise language and provide clarification regarding
       forecourt station/dispensing site hydrogen fueling capacity specifications in Sections I,
       IV, and V. All other parts of the FOA remain unchanged. The full Funding Opportunity
       Announcement (FOA) is posted on the EERE Exchange website at https://eere-
       exchange.energy.gov. Applications must be submitted through the EERE Exchange
       website to be considered for award. The applicant must first register and create an
       account on the EERE Exchange website. The Users' guide for applying to Department of
       Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Funding
       Opportunity Announcements (FOA) through the Exchange website can be found at
       https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Manuals.aspx. Information on where to submit
       questions regarding the content of the announcement and where to submit questions
       regarding submission of applications is found in the full FOA posted on the EERE
       Exchange website.

Link to Full Announcement

       https://eere-exchange.energy.gov

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Todd C. Wilson, Grants Management Specialist
       fctechval@go.doe.gov
       fctechval@go.doe.gov

Synopsis Modification History

The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the
documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing
the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey
background.

                              File Name                                          Date
Original Synopsis                                                            Mar 13, 2012

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=152553


U.S. Department of Energy
Golden Field Office
Energy Savings through Improved Mechanical Systems and Building Envelope Technologies
Grant

       Document Type:                         Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            DE-FOA-0000621
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 09, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Mar 09, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:Apr 17, 2012 Concept Paper Due 04/17/2012 Full
                                              Application Due 06/12/2012
       Current Closing Date for Applications: Apr 17, 2012 Concept Paper Due 04/17/2012 Full
                                              Application Due 06/12/2012
       Archive Date:                          Dec 31, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:               Cooperative Agreement
                                              Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:          Energy
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:             10
       Estimated Total Program Funding:       $12,000,000
       Award Ceiling:                         $0
       Award Floor:                           $0
       CFDA Number(s):                        81.086 -- Conservation Research and Development
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

       Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
       field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"


Additional Information on Eligibility:

       In accordance with the Cost Share Waiver granted by the Under Secretary for EERE on
       February 24, 2012, Recipients and subrecipients that are non-profit organizations (as
       defined in 10 CFR 600.3), institutions of higher education, U.S. National Laboratories, or
       U.S. Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) funded under this
       FOA are eligible for a waiver of cost share requirements. Eligible entities as listed above
       are not required to provide a minimum cost share in their applications. For those entities
       not eligible for a cost share waiver, the cost share must be at least 20% of the total
       allowable costs for research and development projects (i.e., the sum of the Government
       share, including FFRDC contractor costs if applicable, and the recipient share of
       allowable costs equals the total allowable cost of the project) and must come from non-
       Federal sources unless otherwise allowed by law.
Agency Name

       Golden Field Office

Description

       The focus of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to develop specifically-
       identified technologies for buildings that are cost effective and can have a tremendous
       impact on energy savings overall and lead to a market-ready solution (e.g. at the
       commercial prototype phase) within five years of project launch. More specifically, the
       FOA is intended to support prototyping and optimization of proposed technologies for
       which proof-of-concept scientific demonstration already exists. Projects will be expected
       to focus on the research, development, demonstration and commercialization paths of the
       proposed technology while addressing any shortcomings or barriers to market entry.
       Projects must credibly demonstrate how the proposed technologies will meet the targets
       specified in the sub-topic descriptions. Projects under this FOA must be aimed at more
       than progress toward identified project goals; the project must be aimed at actual delivery
       of t these project goals. Topic 1: Energy Saving Heating, Ventilation and Air
       Conditioning (HVAC) systems Subtopic 1.1: High Performance Air Source Cold Climate
       Heat Pumps Subtopic 1.2: Alternative Space-Heating Systems Subtopic 1.3: Next-
       Generation Heat Exchangers for Electric Vapor-Compression Heat Pumps and Air
       Conditioners Topic 2: Energy Saving Building Envelope Solutions Subtopic 2.1: High
       performance thermal insulation Subtopic 2.2: Advanced Roof/Attic Solutions Subtopic
       2.3: Highly insulating windows The full Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is
       posted on the EERE Exchange website at: https://eere-exchange.energy.gov Applications
       must be submitted through the EERE Exchange website to be considered for award. The
       applicant must first register and create an account on the EERE Exchange website. The
       Users' guide for applying to Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and
       Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) through the
       Exchange website can be found at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Manuals.aspx.
       Information on where to submit questions regarding the content of the announcement and
       where to submit questions regarding submission of applications is found in the full FOA
       posted on the EERE Exchange website.

Link to Full Announcement

       https://eere-exchange.energy.gov

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Rochelle M. Hass, Grants & Agreements Specialist, 720-356-1559
       rochelle.hass@go.doe.gov
       Submit all questions to btech@go.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=151113
U.S. Department of Energy
National Energy Technology Laboratory

Technologies to Ensure Permanent Geologic Carbon Storage Grant

       Document Type:                         Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            DE-FOA-0000652
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 06, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Mar 07, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:Apr 17, 2012 Applications must be received by April
                                              17, 2012, not later than 8:00:00 PM Eastern Time. You
                                              are encouraged to transmit your application well before
                                              the deadline. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER
                                              THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE REVIEWED OR
                                              CONSIDERED FOR AWARD.
       Current Closing Date for Applications: Apr 17, 2012 Applications must be received by April
                                              17, 2012, not later than 8:00:00 PM Eastern Time. You
                                              are encouraged to transmit your application well before
                                              the deadline. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER
                                              THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE REVIEWED OR
                                              CONSIDERED FOR AWARD.
       Archive Date:                          Jul 18, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:               Cooperative Agreement
       Category of Funding Activity:          Energy
                                              Science and Technology and other Research and
                                              Development
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:             20
       Estimated Total Program Funding:       $14,100,000
       Award Ceiling:                         $1,250,000
       Award Floor:                           $0
       CFDA Number(s):                        81.089 -- Fossil Energy Research and Development
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

       Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
       field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"


Additional Information on Eligibility:
       All types of entities, including DOE/NNSA National Laboratory Contractors, are eligible
       to apply, except other Federal agencies, non-DOE Federally Funded Research and
       Development Center (FFRDC) Contractors, and nonprofit organizations described in
       section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in lobbying
       activities after December 31, 1995.

Agency Name

       National Energy Technology Laboratory

Description

       The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to request applications that
       develop technologies and simulation tools to ensure secure geologic storage of carbon
       dioxide. The Funding Opportunity Announcement addresses key Geologic Storage
       challenges and uncertainties that include the following: improving and validating
       containment; improving injection operations; increasing reservoir storage efficiency; and
       mitigating potential releases of carbon dioxide from the engineered containment system.
       The following four technical areas of interest will be addressed: Area of Interest 1 -
       Studies of Existing Wellbores Exposed to Carbon Dioxide; Area of Interest 2 - Advanced
       Wellbore Integrity Technologies; Area of Interest 3 - Field Methods to Optimize
       Capacity and Ensure Storage Containment; and Area of Interest 4 - Enhanced Simulation
       Tools to Improve Predictions and Enhance Performance of Geologic Storage.

Link to Full Announcement

       FedConnect

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       ASHLEY E. SCEKERES, Contract Specialist, 412-386-4857
       Ashley.Reichl@NETL.DOE.GOV
       DOE Point of Contact for Questions

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=150113


U.S. Department of Energy
National Energy Technology Laboratory

Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance Core Technology Program Grant

       Document Type:                       Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:          DE-FOA-0000677
       Opportunity Category:                Discretionary
       Posted Date:                         Mar 16, 2012
       Creation Date:                          Mar 16, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications: Apr 30, 2012
       Current Closing Date for Applications: Apr 30, 2012
       Archive Date:                           Jul 30, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:                Cooperative Agreement
       Category of Funding Activity:           Energy
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:              5
       Estimated Total Program Funding:        $2,500,000
       Award Ceiling:                          $500,000
       Award Floor:                            $0
       CFDA Number(s):                         81.089 -- Fossil Energy Research and Development
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

       Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
       field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"


Additional Information on Eligibility:

       All types of entities are eligible to apply, except other Federal agencies, Federally Funded
       Research and Development Center (FFRDC) Contractors, and nonprofit organizations
       described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in
       lobbying activities after December 31, 1995. The National Energy Technology
       Laboratory is neither eligible to receive an award nor to be proposed as a team member.

Agency Name

       National Energy Technology Laboratory

Description

       The Office of Fossil Energy’s Fuel Cell program involves the management of a portfolio
       of Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance projects. This Funding Opportunity
       Announcement is focused on the Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance Core
       Technology Program, comprising universities, national laboratories, small businesses,
       and other Research and Development organizations, and addresses basic Research and
       Development and technological issues critical to the commercialization of solid oxide
       fuel cells. The Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance Core Technology Program
       Funding Opportunity Announcement is part of an initiative in support of the Office of
       Fossil Energy's Fuel Cell Program goals and Department of Energy Strategic Goals and
       Program Mission Needs. This Funding Opportunity Announcement is required to
       facilitate the development of solid oxide fuel cells that operate on coal derived synthesis
       gas fuels and to address the need for engineering scientific solutions to the technical
       challenges and barriers faced by Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance Industry Teams,
       with specific emphasis on enhancing the reliability, robustness and endurance of Solid
       Oxide Fuel Cell stacks to commercially viable levels, while maintaining Solid State
       Energy Conversion Alliance cost reduction goals. The results of the Research and
       Development are available to all Industry Teams, ensuring broad technology
       development, avoiding the duplication of Research and Development activities, and
       ultimately leading to commercialization of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell based stationary power
       generation systems that will foster and maintain U.S. leadership in this emerging high
       technology field.

Link to Full Announcement

       FedConnect

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Meghaan D. Hampton, Contract Specialist, 304-285-4442
       Meghaan.Hampton@netl.doe.gov
       Meghaan.Hampton@netl.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=154753


U.S. Department of Education
Golden Field Office

Regional Test Centers: Validation of Photovoltaic (PV) Modules and Systems Grant

       Document Type:                         Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            DE-FOA-0000661
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 19, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Mar 19, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:May 04, 2012 Requests for Technical Assistance must
                                              be submitted by 5:00PM EST on the dates indicated in
                                              the table in Part III.C. of the NOTA. Requests received
                                              after the submission due date/time will automatically be
                                              considered and reviewed in the next cycle.
       Current Closing Date for Applications: May 04, 2012 Requests for Technical Assistance must
                                              be submitted by 5:00PM EST on the dates indicated in
                                              the table in Part III.C. of the NOTA. Requests received
                                              after the submission due date/time will automatically be
                                              considered and reviewed in the next cycle.
       Archive Date:                          Mar 19, 2013
       Funding Instrument Type:               Other
      Category of Funding Activity:         Energy
      Category Explanation:
      Expected Number of Awards:
      Estimated Total Program Funding:      $0
      Award Ceiling:                        $0
      Award Floor:                          $0
                                            81.117 -- Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
      CFDA Number(s):                       Information Dissemination, Outreach, Training and
                                            Technical Analysis/Assistance
      Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

      State governments
      County governments
      City or township governments
      Special district governments
      Independent school districts
      Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
      Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
      Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
      Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal
      governments)
      Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher
      education
      Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of
      higher education
      Private institutions of higher education
      For profit organizations other than small businesses
      Small businesses

Agency Name

      Golden Field Office

Description

      Under this Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA), the U.S. Department
      of Energy (DOE) will provide technical assistance to the photovoltaic (PV) industry and
      other stakeholders in the form of validation testing and systems monitoring through DOE
      Regional Test Centers (RTCs). While the primary mission of the RTCs is to develop
      standards and establish the technical basis for bankability, the RTCs will also function as
      test beds for large-scale systems and provide independent validation of PV performance
      and reliability. Recipients of technical assistance will install PV modules and/or systems
      at all three RTC sites, if appropriate. Technologies may include photovoltaic (PV) and
       concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) applications. The DOE/RTCs would provide the land,
       the grid tie, and the testing / data monitoring required to support an assessment of
       product/system performance, consistency of PV module quality, degradation rates, and/
       or PV system reliability issues. Through this effort, the RTCs will develop standards and
       guidelines for validating the performance and operation of PV modules and systems.
       Recipients will benefit by acquiring third-party validation of the module or system
       performance which they may then compare with their prediction of performance.
       Recipients may also propose to ask the RTCs to develop models for predicting module or
       system performance instead of asking for verification of their own predictions. Technical
       assistance will not be provided for research, development, or early-stage testing and
       evaluation. The focus of the RTCs is to accelerate adoption of renewable energy
       generation sources by helping U.S. PV manufacturers validate new commercially ready
       technologies. DOE will not purchase hardware or otherwise provide direct funding to
       organizations selected from this Notice. Agreements are comprised of Technical
       Assistance only. The full Notice of Technical Assistance (NOTA) is posted on the EERE
       Exchange website at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov. Letters of Intent should be sent by
       email to RTC@go.doe.gov. Full applications must be submitted through the EERE
       Exchange website to be considered for award. The applicant must first register and create
       an account on the EERE Exchange website. The Users' guide for applying to Department
       of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) Announcements
       through the Exchange website can be found at https://eere-
       exchange.energy.gov/Manuals.aspx. Information on where to submit questions regarding
       the content of the announcement and where to submit questions regarding submission of
       applications is found in the full FOA posted on the EERE Exchange website.

Link to Full Announcement

       https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#39d68a7c-6afc-4187-abbf-9e9cc8ca786a

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       RTC Mailbox
       RTC@go.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=155653


U.S. Department of Energy
National Energy Technology Laboratory

Predictive Modeling for Automotive Lightweighting Applications and Advanced Alloy
Development for Automotive and Heavy-Duty Engines Grant

       Document Type:                       Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:          DE-FOA-0000648
       Opportunity Category:                Discretionary
      Posted Date:                            Mar 22, 2012
      Creation Date:                          Mar 22, 2012
      Original Closing Date for Applications: May 07, 2012 FOA closes.
      Current Closing Date for Applications: May 07, 2012 FOA closes.
      Archive Date:                           Jun 22, 2012
      Funding Instrument Type:                Cooperative Agreement
      Category of Funding Activity:           Energy
      Category Explanation:
      Expected Number of Awards:              4
      Estimated Total Program Funding:        $8,200,000
      Award Ceiling:                          $6,000,000
      Award Floor:                            $3,500,000
      CFDA Number(s):                         81.086 -- Conservation Research and Development
      Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

      Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
      field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"

Agency Name

      National Energy Technology Laboratory

Description

      The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
      on behalf of the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE),
      Vehicle Technologies (VT) Program, is seeking applications that will lead to
      computational modeling advances and development of lightweight alloys for
      lightweighting and propulsion applications. This Funding Opportunity Announcement
      (FOA) includes three (3) Areas of Interest; Area of Interest 3 includes two (2) subtopics.
      Areas of Interest are indentified below: Area of Interest 1: Predictive Engineering Tools
      for Injection Molded Long Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composites Area of Interest 2:
      Integrated Computation Materials Engineering (ICME) Development of Advanced Steel
      for Lightweight Vehicles Area of Interest 3: Advanced Alloy Development for
      Automotive and Heavy-Duty Engines 3a) Lightweight Cast Alloy Development for Light
      Duty Automotive Engine Applications 3b) High Strength Cast Alloy Development for
      Heavy-Duty On-Road Engine Applications

Link to Full Announcement

      https://eere-exchange.energy.gov
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Jacqulyn M. Wilson, Contract Specialist, 304-285-4135
       DE-FOA0000648@NETL.DOE.GOV

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=157473


U.S. Department of Energy
Golden Field Office

Biomass Research and Development Initiative (BRDI) Grant

       Document Type:                         Modification to Previous Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:            DE-FOA-0000657
       Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
       Posted Date:                           Mar 22, 2012
       Creation Date:                         Apr 02, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:Apr 24, 2012 Issue Date: 03/22/2012 Pre-Application
                                              Due Date: 04/24/2012, 5:00 PM Eastern Time Invited
                                              Full Application Due Date: 08/03/2012, 5:00 PM Eastern
                                              Time
       Current Closing Date for Applications: Apr 24, 2012 Issue Date: 03/22/2012 Pre-Application
                                              Due Date: 04/24/2012, 5:00 PM Eastern Time Invited
                                              Full Application Due Date: 08/03/2012, 5:00 PM Eastern
                                              Time
       Archive Date:                          Jul 23, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:               Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:          Agriculture
                                              Energy
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:
       Estimated Total Program Funding:       $0
       Award Ceiling:                         $0
       Award Floor:                           $0
                                              81.087 -- Renewable Energy Research and
       CFDA Number(s):
                                              Development
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

       Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
       Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher
       education
       Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of
       higher education
       Private institutions of higher education
       For profit organizations other than small businesses
       Small businesses
       Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:

       (A) an institution of higher education; (B) a National Laboratory; (C) a Federal research
       agency; (D) a State research agency; (E) a private sector entity; (F) a nonprofit
       organization; or (G) a consortium of 2 or more entities described in subparagraphs (A)
       through (F).

Agency Name

       Golden Field Office

Description

       The purposes of this modification are to: 1. Modify Section II.C. Maximum and
       Minimum Award Size: Accordingly, the following sentences are deleted: ?The proposed
       total project costs must fall between the ceiling and floor stated below. Applications and
       pre-applications that include proposed total project costs outside the stated ceiling and
       floor will not be reviewed or considered for award. ?Total project cost? means all the
       funds to complete the effort proposed by the Applicant, including DOE funds (including
       direct funding of any FFRDC) plus all other funds that will be committed by the
       Applicant as Cost Sharing.? and replaced with: The proposed Federal funding must fall
       between the ceiling and floor stated below. Applications and pre-applications that include
       proposed Federal funding outside the stated ceiling and floor will not be reviewed or
       considered for award. The ceiling and floor amounts are Federal funding amounts only.?
       2. Modify Section IV.C.3.a ? Project Summary/Abstract File: Accordingly, the following
       paragraph is deleted: ?THIS DOCUMENT MUST NOT INCLUDE ANY
       PROPRIETARY OR SENSITIVE BUSINESS INFORMATION AS THE DOE
       AND/OR USDA-NIFA MAY MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC. The Pre-
       application project summary should not exceed 1 page when printed using standard 8.5?
       by 11? paper with 1? margins (top, bottom, left and right) with font not smaller than 10
       point. Save the information in a single file named Summary.pdf, and click on ?Add
       Optional Other Attachment? to attach.? and replaced with: ?THIS DOCUMENT MUST
       NOT INCLUDE ANY PROPRIETARY OR SENSITIVE BUSINESS INFORMATION
       AS THE DOE AND/OR USDA-NIFA MAY MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO THE
       PUBLIC. The Pre-application project summary should not exceed 1 page when printed
       using standard 8.5? by 11? paper with font not smaller than 10 point. Save the
       information in a single file named Summary.pdf, and click on ?Add Optional Other
       Attachment? to attach.? All other terms and conditions of the Announcement remain the
       same.
Link to Full Announcement

       https://www.fedconnect.net

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Geoffrey I. Walker
       FY12BRDI@go.doe.gov

Synopsis Modification History

The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the
documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing
the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey
background.

                              File Name                                                   Date
Original Synopsis                                                                 Mar 22, 2012


http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=157533


U.S. Department of Energy
National Energy Technology Laboratory

Fiscal Year 2012 Methane Hydrates Funding Opportunity Announcement Grant

       Document Type:                            Modification to Previous Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:               DE-FOA-0000668
       Opportunity Category:                     Discretionary
       Posted Date:                              Mar 27, 2012
       Creation Date:                            Mar 28, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:   Jun 01, 2012
       Current Closing Date for Applications:    Jun 01, 2012
       Archive Date:                             Aug 30, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:                  Cooperative Agreement
       Category of Funding Activity:             Energy
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:                5
       Estimated Total Program Funding:          $40,000,000
       Award Ceiling:                            $0
       Award Floor:                              $0
       CFDA Number(s):                       81.089 -- Fossil Energy Research and Development
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

       Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
       field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"


Additional Information on Eligibility:

       Department of Energy Laboratory involvement is encouraged, but not as a prime
       Recipient.

Agency Name

       National Energy Technology Laboratory

Description

       Projects will address 1) deepwater gas hydrate characterization via direct sampling and/or
       remote sensing field programs; 2) new tools and methods for monitoring and analysing
       field reduction tests; and 3) clarifying gas hydrates role in the environment, including
       responses to warming climates.

Link to Full Announcement

       Fedconnect

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Mary Beth J. Pearse, Contract Specialist, 412-386-4949
       pearse@netl.doe.gov
       pearse@netl.doe.gov

Synopsis Modification History

The following files represent the modifications to this synopsis with the changes noted within the
documents. The list of files is arranged from newest to oldest with the newest file representing
the current synopsis. Changed sections from the previous document are shown in a light grey
background.

                               File Name                                                Date
Original Synopsis                                                                   Mar 27, 2012
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=159253


U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Science

Theoretical Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Science Grant

       Document Type:                            Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:               DE-FOA-0000707
       Opportunity Category:                     Discretionary
       Posted Date:                              Mar 27, 2012
       Creation Date:                            Mar 27, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:   May 31, 2012
       Current Closing Date for Applications:    May 31, 2012
       Archive Date:                             Aug 31, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:                  Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:             Science and Technology and other Research and
                                                 Development
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:            20
       Estimated Total Program Funding:      $4,500,000
       Award Ceiling:                        $2,500,000
       Award Floor:                          $75,000
                                             81.049 -- Office of Science Financial Assistance
       CFDA Number(s):
                                             Program
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Eligible Applicants

       Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text
       field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"


Additional Information on Eligibility:

       All types of domestic entities are eligible to apply, except other Federal agencies,
       Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) Contractors, and
       nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of
       1986 that engaged in lobbying activities after December 31, 1995.

Agency Name

       Office of Science
Description

       The Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S.
       Department of Energy (DOE), hereby announces its interest in receiving grant
       applications for theoretical and computational research relevant to the U.S. magnetic
       fusion energy sciences program. All individuals or research groups planning to submit
       applications for new or renewal funding in Fiscal Year 2013 should submit in response to
       this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The specific areas of interest are: 1.
       Macroscopic Stability 2. Confinement and Transport 3. Boundary Physics 4. Plasma
       Heating & Non-inductive Current Drive, and 5. Energetic Particles Due to the limited
       availability of funds, Principal Investigators with continuing theory grants may not
       submit a new application in the same topical area(s) as their existing grant(s). An
       applicant may submit only one application in response to this FOA, but applications can
       target multiple topical areas. The full text of the Funding Opportunity Announcement
       (FOA) is located on FedConnect. Instructions for completing the Grant Application
       Package are contained in the full text of the FOA which can be obtained at:
       https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/?doc=DE-FOA-0000707&agency=DOE

Link to Full Announcement

       FedConnect

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       John Mandrekas, Program Manager; Office of Fusion Energy Sciences, 301-903-0552
       john.mandrekas@science.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=159113


U.S. Department of Energy
Headquarters

Energy Storage SBIR/STTR FOA Grant

       Document Type:                            Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:               DE-FOA-0000674
       Opportunity Category:                     Discretionary
       Posted Date:                              Apr 03, 2012
       Creation Date:                            Apr 03, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications:   May 23, 2012 Submission Deadline for Full Applications
       Current Closing Date for Applications:    May 23, 2012 Submission Deadline for Full Applications
       Archive Date:                             Jul 01, 2013
       Funding Instrument Type:                  Cooperative Agreement
       Category of Funding Activity:             Science and Technology and other Research and Development
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:            8
       Estimated Total Program Funding:      $13,000,000
       Award Ceiling:                        $3,225,000
       Award Floor:                          $225,000
                                             81.135 -- Advanced Research and Projects Agency - Energy
       CFDA Number(s):
                                             Financial Assistance Program
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No


Eligible Applicants
       Small businesses
       Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
       SBIR- A Small Business Concern may apply as a Standalone Applicant or as the lead organization for a
       Project Team. If applying as a lead organization, the Small Business Concern must perform at least 66.7%
       of the effort in Phase I and at least 50% of the effort in Phase II and Phase IIS, as measured by the Total
       Project Cost. STTR- A Small Business Concern may apply only as the lead organization for a Project
       Team. The Small Business Concern must perform at least 40% of the effort in Phase I, Phase II, and Phase
       IIS, as measured by the Total Project Cost. Please note that every Full Application for STTR funding must
       include at least one Research Institution as a member of the Project Team (i.e., as a Subrecipient to a Small
       Business Concern). See FOA under ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION

Agency Name
       Headquarters

Description
       The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is an agency within the Department of Energy
       (DOE) that has funded the development and deployment of transformational and disruptive energy
       technologies and systems since 2009. ARPA-E focuses on high-risk concepts with potentially high rewards.
       When it established ARPA-E, Congress directed ARPA-E to: (1) enhance the economic and energy
       security of the United States through the development of energy technologies that result in reductions of
       imports of energy from foreign sources, reductions of energy-related emissions, and improvements in the
       energy efficiency of all economic sectors; and (2) ensure that the United States maintains a technological
       lead in developing and deploying advanced energy technologies. This program seeks to fund the
       development of transformational technologies that reduce the barriers to mass adoption of electrical energy
       storage for stationary and transportation applications. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity
       Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. Notices of Intent,
       Full Applications, and Replies to Reviewer Comments must be submitted through ARPA-E eXCHANGE
       (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/), ARPA-E?s online application portal. ARPA-E will not review or consider
       applications submitted through other means. For detailed guidance on using ARPA-E eXCHANGE, please
       refer to the ARPA-E eXCHANGE User Guide (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/Manuals.aspx). Required
       forms for Full Applications are available on ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov),
       including the SF-424, SF-424A, Business Assurances Form, and Other Sources of Funding Disclosure
       form. A sample response to the Other Sources of Funding Disclosure form is attached to this FOA as
       Appendix 2. Applicants must use the templates available on ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-
       foa.energy.gov), including the template for the Technical Volu me of the Full Application, the template for
       the Technical Milestones section of the Technical Volume, the Summary Slide template, and the Reply to
       Reviewer comments template. A sample Summary Slide is attached to this FOA as Appendix 1.

Link to Full Announcement
       ARPA-E eXCHANGE
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
       Jemal G. Williams, 202-287-1483
       jemal.williams@hq.doe.gov
       jemal.williams@hq.doe.gov

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=161233


U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Transit Administration

FTA Alternatives Analysis Program: Solicitation of Project Proposals Grant

       Document Type:                          Grants Notice
       Funding Opportunity Number:             FTA-2012-008-TPE-AA
       Opportunity Category:                   Discretionary
       Posted Date:                            Mar 12, 2012
       Creation Date:                          Mar 12, 2012
       Original Closing Date for Applications: Apr 19, 2012
       Current Closing Date for Applications: Apr 19, 2012
       Archive Date:                           May 19, 2012
       Funding Instrument Type:                Grant
       Category of Funding Activity:           Transportation
       Category Explanation:
       Expected Number of Awards:              70
       Estimated Total Program Funding:        $25,000,000
       Award Ceiling:                          $2,000,000
       Award Floor:                            $50,000
       CFDA Number(s):                         20.522 -- Alternatives Analysis
       Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Eligible Applicants

       County governments
       City or township governments
       Special district governments
       Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
       Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal
       governments)
       Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)

Additional Information on Eligibility:
       Federal transit funds are available to States, authorities of the States, metropolitan
       planning organizations, and local governmental authorities at up to 80 percent of the
       study cost.

Agency Name

       DOT/Federal Transit Administration

Description

       The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of Section 5339
       Alternatives Analysis program discretionary funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012. FTA will
       distribute these funds in accordance with the mission of this program, consistent with the
       eligibility requirements of this program, and in support of the U.S. Department of
       Transportation's (DOT) livability efforts. The Surface and Air Transportation Programs
       Extension Act of 2011 (Temporary Authorization, 2012), Public Law 112-30, continues
       the authorization of the Federal transit programs of the U.S. DOT through March 31,
       2012. Subject to action by Congress, FTA will fund the Alternatives Analysis program
       with approximately $25 million of unallocated Section 5339 funds made available by the
       Temporary Authorization. This notice solicits proposals to compete for FY 2012 funding
       under the aforementioned program and livability initiative. Contingent on subsequent
       appropriations by Congress, FTA may also award FY 2013 funds to proposals submitted
       pursuant to this notice. This notice includes priorities established by FTA for these
       discretionary funds, the criteria FTA will use to identify meritorious projects for funding,
       and describes how to apply for funding. This announcement is available on the FTA Web
       site at: http://fta.dot.gov/grants/13077_14434.html. For complete details, please refer to
       the FR Notice at http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-03-12/pdf/2012-5895.pdf. FTA
       will announce final selections on the FTA Web site and may also announce selections in
       the Federal Register.

Link to Full Announcement

       FTA Current Notices of Funding Availability

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

       Kenneth Cervenka
       Office of Planning and Environment
       (202) 493-0512 Kenneth Cervenka

http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=151993

				
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