Wind Powering America State Outreach

The summary for the Wind Powering America State Outreach Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Golden Field Office, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: Wind Powering America State Outreach
Federal Agency Name: Golden Field Office
Grant Categories: Energy
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DE-PS36-08GO98012
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 81.117
CFDA Descriptions: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Information Dissemination, Outreach, Training and Technical Analysis/Assistance
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 03, 2008 In order to meet Wind Powering America programmatic requirements.
Posted Date: Mar 04, 2008
Creation Date: Mar 04, 2008
Archive Date: Jul 04, 2008
Total Program Funding: $422,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Expected Number of Awards: 22
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
A link to the full Funding Opportunity Announcement is found by scrolling to the bottom of this page. This is a restricted eligibility ; the goal of the WPA is to continue to provide small awards to State Energy Offices (SEO). State recipients will continue to focus on state level technical assistance and outreach initiatives to stimulate wind development by helping to remove market barriers, improve the knowledge of modern wind systems and benefits to the numerous stakeholder groups. Due to limited funding availability, WPA has been forced to identify and prioritize states that offer the greatest opportunity for return on limited funding resources to stimulate wind development. The following 22 states/U.S. territories have been targeted as priority WPA states based on programmatic criteria: Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) implements the 2008 Wind Powering America Program (WPA). WPA is the deployment arm of EERE's Wind Program. Since 2002, WPA has supported state wind development throughout the U.S., focusing on state and community level outreach, specific agriculture outreach, formation of wind working groups (WWGs), and other initiatives to stimulate wind and rural economic development. Each year, WPA reviews the status of wind development to prioritize financial support to those states in most need and with the greatest development potential. The Program expects to award up to twenty-two grants supporting targeted states that have adequate wind resources, yet are struggling with little installed capacity, inadequate wind development policies, and developing WWG's and advocacy groups. Applications for this Funding Opportunity Announcement must be accessed, completed, and submitted through Grants.gov at http://www.grants.gov to be considered for award. Questions regarding the content of the announcement should be submitted through the Submit Question feature of the DOE Industry Interactive Procurement System (IIPS) at http://e-center.doe.gov. VERY IMPORTANT: To complete and submit applications through Grants.gov, there are several actions you must complete (e.g., obtain a Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, register with the Central Contract Registry (CCR), install the PureEdge Viewer, register with the credential provider, and register with Grants.gov). Applicants are highly encouraged to register as soon as possible and should allow at least 21 days to complete the registration process. When done, call the Grants.gov Helpdesk at 1-800-518-4726 to verify successful registration. Registration Instructions are found on the Grants.gov web site at http://www.grants.gov and in the Funding Opportunity Announcement. Microsoft Vista and Office 2007 Compatibility: Grants.gov is currently incompatible with both the new Microsoft (MS) Vista Operating System and the new Microsoft (MS) Office 2007 versions of Word, Excel, and Power Point. In order to create and submit your application to Grants.gov, you must find a computer with a previous version Microsoft Operating System, such as Windows XP. If you attach a file created using MS Office 2007, you will not get an error message when you submit the application, HOWEVER, your entire application will not be able to be processed or accepted at Grants.gov and will not reach DOE. Grants.gov can accept applications with attachments created in MS Office 2007 if the attachments are saved in the prior format. See the http://www.grants.gov/assets/Vista_and_office_07_Compatibility.pdf for detailed instructions on how to do this. A file created in MS Office 2007 can be identified by the x at the end of the file extension, for example sample.docx for a Word file. Help Mode: It is important to complete all the required fields in accordance with the pop-up instructions on the Application forms. To activate the instructions, turn on the Help Mode (Icon with the pointer and question mark at the top of the form). Should you have questions regarding the operation of Grants.gov, please contact the Grants.gov Contact Center at support@grants.gov or 1-800-518-4726. Contact Center hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 7:00am to 9:00pm Eastern Standard Time.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
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