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Request for Information on Improving Cybersecurity Posture of Rural and Municipal Utilities - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Request for Information on Improving Cybersecurity Posture of Rural and Municipal Utilities is a Discretionary grant funded by National Energy Technology Laboratory. It's award amount is up to $2. It is categorized in Science and Technology and other Research and Development. The grants is open to all (government, organization, and/or individual) entities. The application deadline (close date) to apply is 2022-12-19 (-42 days left).
The following table summarizes the Request for Information on Improving Cybersecurity Posture of Rural and Municipal Utilities opportunity.
Opportunity NumberDE-FOA-0002877
Opportunity TitleRequest for Information on Improving Cybersecurity Posture of Rural and Municipal Utilities
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateOctober 20, 2022 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateOctober 24, 2022 (Monday)
Close DateDecember 19, 2022 (Monday)
Award Amount$1 - $2

Detailed Funding Description

Request for Information on Improving Cybersecurity Posture of Rural and Municipal Utilities The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response is requesting public input to inform DOE’s implementation of the Rural and Municipal Utility Advanced Cybersecurity Grant and Technical Assistance (RMUC) Program, Section 40124 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also commonly known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL).
The goal of the RMUC Program is to enhance the security posture of rural, municipal, and small investor-owned electric utilities through investments in operational capabilities, services, technology deployments, and increased participation in threat intelligence information sharing programs.
The intent of this RFI is to obtain public input to inform the scope and priorities of the RMUC Program, and to enable DOE to design opportunities that improve an eligible utility’s cybersecurity posture. Information collected from this RFI may be used by DOE for planning purposes, which could include developing future Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA), Broad Agency Announcements, or other solicitations related to implementation of the RMUC Program.

Dates and Awards Details

The following table shows the dates and awards information in detail for Request for Information on Improving Cybersecurity Posture of Rural and Municipal Utilities federal grants. It posted on 2022-10-20 and will be closed on 2022-12-19.
The maximum award amount is $2 and the award floor amount is $1.
Agency NameNational Energy Technology Laboratory
Important Dates
Post DateOctober 20, 2022 (Thursday)
Close DateDecember 19, 2022 (Monday)
Responses to this Re
Last Updated DateOctober 24, 2022 (Monday)
Archive DateJanuary 18, 2023 (Wednesday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$1
Award Ceiling$2
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Additional InformationFedConnect
Additional Information URLhttps://www.fedconnect.net

CFDA Numbers

The next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this federal grant.
  • 81.008

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Employment, Labor and Training
  • Energy
  • Science and Technology and other Research and Development
  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants:
  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below)
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Individuals
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor DetailLisa Y. SIMON-PARKER 541-918-4410
lisa.simonparker@netl.doe.gov
Emaillisa.simonparker@netl.doe.gov
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