Center for Environmental Excellence

Funding Agency:
Department of Transportation

The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to solicit applications for award of one cooperative agreement for the operation of a Center for Environmental Excellence (CEE). Under the planned award, the selected cooperative agreement Recipient shall manage, operate and maintain a CEE, for the purpose of providing a wide range of products and services to assist transportation agencies and industry in achieving environmental excellence in delivering their transportation programs, projects, and policies. Through information-sharing, technical assistance, partnership-building and training resources, the CEE shall help transportation agencies achieve environmental compliance and adopt transformative approaches to ensure transportation planning, project development, construction, maintenance, and operations serve all transportation system users.

Deadline: March 31, 2022

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Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for this funding opportunity is open to all sources.

Amount Description

The total estimated value of this cooperative agreement is up to $6,250,000 at a Federal share of 80 percent (a Federal Share of up to $5,000,000 and a Non-Federal Share of 20 percent up to $1,250,000), to be expended over a 5-year period of performance, subject to the availability of Federal funds.

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

March 31, 2022