Regional Biomass Energy Programs


This program is designed to help meet the goal of significantly increasing America's use of fuels, chemicals, materials, and power made from domestic biomass on a sustainable basis. This is a Congressionally-directed project. Funding is not available to the general public.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 03/27/2024 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of Energy
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law 111-5 “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009”; Public Law 110–140 “Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007”; Public Law 109–58 “Energy Policy Act of 2005”; Public Law 102-486 “Energy Policy Act of 1992”; Public Law 95-91 “Department of Energy Organization Act of 1977”, Public Law 91-95
Water Development Appropriations Act, Public Law 500-99
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Profit organizations; private nonprofit institutions/organizations; intrastate, interstate, State and local government agencies, and universities may apply.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Profit organizations; private nonprofit institutions/organizations; intrastate, interstate, State and local government agencies, universities will benefit.
Costs will be determined in accordance with 2 CFR 200 subpart E.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. All DOE EERE Funding Opportunity Announcements can be accessed at:
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. This is a Congressionally-directed program. Application forms must be downloaded from the specific funding opportunity announcement posted on the website at and submitted per instructions in the funding opportunity announcement. Submission deadlines will be published in the funding opportunity announcement at It is the responsibility of the applicant to verify successful transmission.
Award Procedure
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
More than 180 days. Varies.
Not applicable.
More than 180 days. Renewals are subject to review by the headquarters program office and subject to the availability for funds.
How are proposals selected?
This is a Congressionally-directed program. Merit of the proposal is determined by: (1) Technical relevance to program objectives; (2) potential contribution of the feedstock or conversion process to the energy needs of the region; (3) environmental and employment considerations; and (4) amount of cost-sharing by recipient.
How may assistance be used?
Assistance may be used to develop and transfer any of several biomass energy technologies to the scientific and industrial communities. For regional programs, such technologies will be appropriate for the needs and resources of particular regions of the United States.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Audit procedures will follow 2 CFR 200 subpart F for all recipients other than for-profit entities, which will follow 2 CFR 910.501 audit rules.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Varies. Awards are executed by DOE EERE Golden Field Office
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
James Cash
15013 Denver West Parkway
Golden, CO 80401 US
Phone: 240-562-1456
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200 as amended by 2 CFR 910.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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