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Description of Modification
The purpose of this amendment is to:
A) Add a potential activity to be conducted by the selected organization in Section I, Funding Opportunity Description, on page 8.
B) Update the amount of funding in Section II, Award Information, B. Estimated Funding, and C. Maximum and Minimum Award Size, on page 9.
All other parts of the FOA remain unchanged.
The areas which have changed are highlighted within the Funding Opportunity Announcement.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Jun 24, 2009
Oct 02, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Oct 15, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Oct 15, 2009
Oct 24, 2009
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Information Dissemination, Outreach, Training and Technical Analysis/Assistance
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
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:
Golden Field Office
Through this FOA, DOE intends to select one or more partner organizations to provide a maximum number of local governments with actionable information that will enable them to accelerate solar energy deployment. The selected Recipient(s) will proactively address the solar-related information needs of significant local markets, as well as provide a mechanism by which individual local governments can receive and share timely information on solar energy. The goal is to reach multiple levels of local government stakeholders through this activity, such as Mayors and city council members, county officials, sustainability and environmental staff, and planners. Other relevant audiences may include local businesses, utilities, schools, and relevant non-profit organizations. DOE intends to be substantially involved in the activities conducted through this FOA, and will work closely with the awardee(s) to promote the best possible outcomes.
The full Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is posted in FedConnect, and is found by going to https://www.fedconnect.net and clicking on Search Public Opportunities. Under Search Criteria, select Issuing Office, enter Golden Field Office, then click on Search. Once the screen comes up, locate the appropriate Announcement. In order to be considered for award,you MUST follow the instructions contained in the Announcement. Use the Quick Start Guide to assist you with FedConnect:https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/PublicPages/FedConnect_Ready_Set_Go.pdf APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH FEDCONNECT AT https://www.fedconnect.net/ TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AWARD. NOTE: Organizations with system-to-system capabilities with Grants.gov for their submissions may continue to use their systems, and their applications will be accepted in Grants.gov to be considered for award. To submit an application in response to this FOA, Applicants must be registered with FedConnect. Before you can register with FedConnect, you will need the following: 1. Your companys DUNS (including plus 4 extension if applicable). If you do not know your companys DUNS or if your company does not have a DUNS you can search for it or request one at http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/displayHomePage.do.2. A federal Central Contractor Registration (CCR) account. If your company is not currently registered with CCR, please register at www.ccr.gov before continuing with your FedConnect registration. 3. Possibly, your companys CCR MPIN. If you are the first person from your company to register, FedConnect will need to create a company account. Only a person who knows your companys CCR MPIN can do this. To find out who this is in your company, go to http://www.ccr.gov/ and click Search CCR. Once you have found your company, locate the Electronic Business Point of Contact. After the initial FedConnect account is created, employees can register themselves without the MPIN. If you are not sure whether your company has an account withFedConnect, do not worry. Complete the registration form and FedConnect will let you know. Applicants who are not registered with CCR and FedConnect, should allow at least 21 days to complete these requirements. It is suggested that the process be started as soon as possible. For those Applicants already registered in CCR, the CCR registration must be updated annually at http://www.ccr.gov/Renew.aspx. Questions regarding the content of the announcement must be submitted through the FedConnect portal. You must register with FedConnect to respond as an interested party to submit questions, and to view responses to questions. It is recommended that you register as soon after release of the FOA as possible to have the benefit of all responses. More information is available athttps://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/PublicPages/FedConnect_Ready_Set_Go.pdf. DOE will try to respond to a question within 3 business days, unless a similar question and answer have already been posted on the website. Questions pertaining to the submission of applications through FedConnect should be directed by e-mail to support@FedConnect.net or by phone toFedConnect Support at 1-800-899-6665.
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