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DE-FOA-0001535: Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Vehicle Technologies Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement

***Amendment 000003 to DE-FOA-0001535***

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), this FOA entitled “Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Vehicle Technologies Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement”.

This FOA will include three (3) areas of interest: 1) Plug-in Electric Drive Vehicle Program, 2) Direct Injection Propane Engine and 3) Alternative Fuel Vehicle Community Partner Projects. These topics will be detailed in later sections of this FOA.

This FOA supports DOE’s strategic goal of protecting the U.S. national and economic security by reducing imports and promoting a diverse supply of reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound energy. More specifically this FOA helps to achieve, by 2020, U.S. petroleum reduction of over 2.5 billion gallons per year through voluntary adoption of alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure.

This goal will be achieved by reducing petroleum consumption through vehicle efficiency technologies; replacing petroleum fuels with alternative fuels, non-petroleum fuel blends, and electric drive technology vehicles; and reducing petroleum consumption through idle reduction technologies as well as through reduction in personal vehicle miles traveled or other means.


Join us for a Webinar on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Title: DE-FOA-0001535, "Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Vehicle Technologies Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement"

Date: June 15, 2016

Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Please register prior to the webinar using the following link:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.




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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

  • SF-424 (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:37 AM ET)
  • Budget Justification Form (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:38 AM ET)
  • Subaward Budget Justification Form (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:38 AM ET)
  • Summary Slide Template (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:38 AM ET)
  • SF-LLL Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:39 AM ET)
  • Environmental Questionnaire (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:41 AM ET)
  • SOPO Template (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:41 AM ET)
  • Budget for Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) Contractor File (Last Updated: 7/25/2016 08:41 AM ET)

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Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 7/6/2016 8:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 8/29/2016 8:00 PM ET
  • View Full Application Reviewer Comments Period: 11/7/2016 8:00 AM ET – 11/10/2016 8:00 PM ET