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EERE Archived Funding Opportunities

DE-FOA-0001919: Fiscal Year 2018 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)

Amendment 000001 issued to clarify the minimum cost share requirements, refine wording for AOI 1b and amend AOIs 5a and 5b.

To support U.S. economic growth and offer consumers and businesses additional transportation choices, the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Vehicle Technologies Office invests in early-stage research to enable future private-sector development and commercialization of affordable, energy-efficient transportation technologies that can strengthen our energy security.

This FOA seeks research projects to address priorities in the following areas: batteries and electrification; materials; technology integration and energy efficient mobility systems; energy-efficient commercial off-road vehicle technologies; and co-optimized advanced engine and fuel technologies to improve fuel economy.


  • FOA_1919_FY18_Adv_Veh_Tech_Amendment_000001 (Last Updated: 5/8/2018 12:34 PM ET)

Required Application Documents

Pursuant to the FOA, Applicants are required to submit the "Required Application Documents" with their Application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.

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Full Application

  • Statement of Project Objectives (Microsoft Word format) (10 page limit) (Last Updated: 4/30/2018 07:06 AM ET)
  • SF-424: Application for Federal Assistance (Last Updated: 4/25/2018 02:16 PM ET)
  • Budget Justification Workbook (EERE 335). (Last Updated: 4/25/2018 02:18 PM ET)
  • Subrecipient Budget Justification (EERE 335) (if applicable). (Last Updated: 4/25/2018 02:18 PM ET)
  • SF-LLL: Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 4/25/2018 02:16 PM ET)
  • Environmental Questionnaire (Last Updated: 4/30/2018 07:08 AM ET)
  • Summary Slide Template (Last Updated: 5/3/2018 01:03 PM ET)

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 5/29/2018 5:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 7/13/2018 5:00 PM ET