Biomass Research and Development Initiative

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Grants and Agreements
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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Applications Due:

Feb 15, 2005
Pre applications are due no later than and must be received by 6:00p.m., Eastern Standard Time on 2/15/2005; All applicants are requested to use an express mail service (e.g., Fed-Ex, USPS, UPS, or other) to submit their pre-applications. No hand-delivered, email or fax pre-applications will be accepted.

total funding: $15,000,000
max award: $2,000,000
min award: $200,000
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: Not Available
type of funding: Grant
Description:

US Dept. of Agriculture and US Dept. of Energy jointly announce the announce the availability of FY05 funds and solicit applications for financial assistance addressing research, development, and demonstration of biomass based products, bioenergy, biofeuls, biopower, and related processes. This funding opportunity, herein referred to as the ?solicitation,? is intended to promote greater innovation and development related to biomass, and to support Federal policy calling for greater use of biomass-based products, feedstock production, and processing and conversion.
This joint USDA/DOE solicitation for FY05 is more focused and defined than in previous years in order to assist USDA and DOE in developing a more balance portfolio of work products under this financial assistance program. This year?s focus is on development and demonstration projects that lead to greater commercialization. Future solicitations under this initiative may emphasize similar or differing aspects of biomass research, development, and demonstration to assure that USDA and DOE continue to obtain an appropriate portfolio mix of investments. However, this solicitation is limited to Technical Topic Area covered in this announcement.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
County Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Individual/Family
Non-Government - General
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
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Renewable Energy Research and Development

More Information:

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Comfort, Frankie
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Leonard, Sheila

Address Info:

Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Grants and Agreements