USDA FY22 Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) Program

  OPPORTUNITY: USDA FY22 Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) Program. The purpose of the program is to promote economic development and job creation projects through the awarding of grant funds to eligible entities. Applications will compete in two separate categories, business opportunity grants, and business enterprise grants, for use in funding various business and community…

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USDA Forest Service 2022 Wood Innovations Grant Program

OPPORTUNITY: USDA Forest Service 2022 Wood Innovations Grant Program: The USDA Forest Service is now accepting applications for these funds through the 2022 Wood Innovations Grant Program and the 2022 Community Wood Grant Program. These grants are designed to develop and expand the use of wood products and strengthen emerging wood energy markets that support…

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USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas

  OPPORTUNITY USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas Broad Agency Announcement (BAA). The lack of sufficient, accessible, affordable, and reliable energy is a primary impediment to USAID’s core objective of poverty reduction. A modern energy sector underpins not only economic growth but also the expansion and improvement of services in all sectors of development, from…

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DOE $3 Million High Performance Computing Research at National Laboratories

OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $3 million to connect industry partners with U.S. National Laboratory high-performance computing (HPC) resources that will accelerate the development of breakthrough manufacturing and clean energy technologies. As part of DOE’s latest High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) solicitation, selected teams will apply advanced modeling, simulation,…

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DOE Direct Air Capture Combined with Dedicated Long-Term Carbon Storage

OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Department of Energy announced the availability of funding to leverage existing low-carbon energy to scale-up direct air capture (DAC) technology combined with reliable carbon storage. DAC, a carbon dioxide removal approach, is a process that separates carbon dioxide (CO2) from ambient air. The separated CO2 can then be safely and permanently stored…

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DOE Energy Innovation Prize Cash Awards

OPPORTUNITY: DOE Energy Innovation Prize Provides Cash Awards to Organizations Prioritizing Climate Solutions for Underrepresented Communities. The new Inclusive Energy Innovation Prize that will award up to $2.5 million in cash prizes to groups and organizations that support entrepreneurship and innovation in communities historically underserved in climate and energy technology funding. DESCRIPTION: DOE’s Inclusive Energy…

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Bioenergy Technologies Office: “Scale-Up of Integrated Biorefineries”

OPPORTUNITY: The FOA will support the highest priority research and development (R & R&D) areas identified for funding in 2022 (FY22) by BETO within biofuel and bioproduct technologies. The FOA will cover two BETO Programs: Advanced Algal Systems and Systems Development and Integration. All topic areas support the White House’s priority for advancing the domestic…

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DOE Funding Opportunity for Innovations to Achieve Cleaner and More Efficient Manufacturing

OPPORTUNITY: This FOA supports manufacturing innovations for high performance clean energy technologies to drive economy-wide reductions in carbon emissions, including: Next-generation manufacturing processes that improve energy efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of energy-intensive industries Development of novel materials that improve the energy efficiency of manufacturing processes and resulting products Improving the systems and processes…

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