FY 2014 OIA Empowering Insular Communities Program

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 1, 2014 (Thursday)
Award Amount$ 150,000 - $ 2,971,000
Category of Funding ActivityEnergy
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligible applicants are local government entities, independent authorities, and educational institutions in the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Program Description

The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) is requesting proposals for its Empowering Insular Communities (EIC) Program which provides grant funding for sustainable energy strategies in the insular areas. Highest priority will be given to proposals that: ? reduce a territory's dependence on imported fossil fuels; ? are identified and supported in the territory's Strategic Energy Plan and/or Energy Action Plan; and ? propose to expend the funds within 24 months.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberOIA-2014-EIC
Funding Opportunity TitleFY 2014 OIA Empowering Insular Communities Program
Opportunity CategoryEnergy
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMarch 12, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateMay 1, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Archive DateMay 31, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 2,971,000
Award Amount$ 150,000 - $ 2,971,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.875 - Economic, Social, and Political Development of the Territories

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligible applicants are local government entities, independent authorities, and educational institutions in the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information Website-
ContactMark Brown
Program Specialist (Grants)
Phone 202-208-5992
Mark_Brown@ios.doi.gov

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