FEMP Announces AFFECT Grant Program

July 25, 2013

FEMP recently issued a notice of intent on the EERE Exchange to release a FEMP Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled, "Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies" (AFFECT). AFFECT will provide grants for the development of capital projects to increase the energy efficiency and renewable energy investments at Federal agency facilities.

Key details:

  • The anticipated funding level per award is up to $1 million.
  • The anticipated release date for the AFFECT FOA is the first quarter of fiscal year 2014.
  • Direct funding will be provided for combined heat and power and renewable energy projects.
  • Technical assistance will be offered by FEMP to all Federal agencies prior to and in anticipation of the AFFECT FOA.

To initiate a request for technical assistance regarding the AFFECT FOA, contact David Boomsma for combined heat and power projects and  Boyan Kovacic for renewable energy projects.

For renewable energy technical assistance, agencies must submit a letter of intent stating that the agency is requesting technical assistance with the intent to apply to AFFECT. This requirement is in addition to filling out and submitting the renewable energy project assistance request form.

Updated information will be posted at the Call for Projects page as it becomes available.