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  BPA-0002017 FY17 INTERNAL TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 4/4/2016 03:00 AM ET 5/2/2016 08:00 PM ET
  BPA-EXP0002017 BPA EMPLOYEES ONLY- FY17 EXPLORATORY TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 5/2/2016 07:00 PM ET
  BPA-0003602 NON-BPA APPLICANTS - FY 17 EXTERNAL TI FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 3/31/2016 07:30 PM ET 5/2/2016 07:30 PM ET
  BPA-0002014 BPA Employees - FY14 TI Internal Opportunity Announcement Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 3/29/2013 08:00 PM ET 5/8/2013 08:00 PM ET
  BPA-0002016 FY16 INTERNAL TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 3/27/2015 07:00 PM ET 5/6/2015 07:00 PM ET
  BPA-0002617 Non-BPA Applicants - FY14 TI Funding Opportunity Announcement Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 3/29/2013 08:00 PM ET 5/7/2013 08:00 PM ET
  BPA-0002882 NON-BPA APPLICANTS - FY15 EXTERNAL TI FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 3/27/2014 07:00 PM ET 5/1/2014 07:00 PM ET
  BPA-0003274 NON-BPA APPLICANTS - FY16 EXTERNAL TI FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 3/27/2015 07:30 PM ET 5/1/2015 08:30 PM ET
  BPA-EXP0002016 BPA EMPLOYEES - FY16 EXPLORATORY TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 5/1/2015 07:00 PM ET
  BPAEPRI0002016 BPA EMPLOYEES – FY16 INTERNAL EPRI PROGRAM OR SUPPLMENTAL PROJECT TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 5/2/2016 07:00 PM ET
  BPAEPRI2017000 FY17 INTERNAL EPRI PROGRAM OR SUPPLMENTAL PROJECT TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT-BPA EMPLOYEES ONLY- Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) 5/3/2016 07:00 PM ET

BPA-0002017: FY17 INTERNAL TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

NOTE: The submission deadline has been extended till Sunday 4/3/16 at 11:59 pm.

This is the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fiscal Year 2017 Technology Innovation Portfolio announcement for Internal Applicants (BPA employees). BPA has approximately $3-5 million in funding available to support projects between $50,000 and $500,000 per project per year. This is a competitive announcement and applicants should thoroughly review the entire package prior to submittal as those who submit incomplete applications for Phase 1 or 2 will not be considered.

This announcement is specific to BPA applicants only. Internal applicants should apply to this announcement and any external applicants (non-BPA) should apply to announcement BPA-0003602

Summary of Key Dates

04/03/2016 11:59 PM PST Phase 1 Application Due

05/02/2016 4PM PST Phase 2 Application Due

Documents

  • Internal Announcement Detail (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 11:07 AM ET)
  • Project Benefit Form (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 11:08 AM ET)
  • Example Benefit Form (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 11:17 AM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 4/4/2016 3:00 AM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/2/2016 8:00 PM ET

BPA-EXP0002017: BPA EMPLOYEES ONLY- FY17 EXPLORATORY TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUCEMENT

Exploratory proposals can only be provided from inside BPA. This is not an opportunity for outside entities to be paid for developing project proposals. Contractor resources may not be used to end-run this principle. The purpose of the exploratory proposal is not to make preliminary contact with external contractors. Rather, the intent is to conduct internal research, with the deliverable being a proposal for the fiscal year 2016 Technology Innovation Funding Opportunity Announcement.

Exploratory proposals should:

· Take less than 4 months to complete

· Be completed prior to February 1, 2017

· Require less than 0.1 FTE

· Require less than $30,000 for expenses associated with travel, research, materials, and other incidentals. There will be no contracting associated with these proposals.

· Focus on a literature search, laboratory experiments, purchasing reports to substantiate objective (e.g. JDPower reports, etc.)

Documents

  • 2017 Exploratory Projects (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 12:03 PM ET)
  • Benefit Form (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 12:03 PM ET)
  • Example Benefit Form (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 12:04 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.

View Template Application Documents

Full Application

  • FY17_EXPLORATORY_TI_Opportunity_Announcement (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 12:07 PM ET)
  • FY_17_Project_Benefit_Form (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 12:07 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/2/2016 7:00 PM ET

BPA-0003602: NON-BPA APPLICANTS - FY 17 EXTERNAL TI FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

This is the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fiscal Year 2017 Technology Innovation (TI) R&D Portfolio announcement for all non-BPA applicants. BPA has approximately $3.5 million in funding available to support projects between $50,000 and $500,000 per project per year, paid on a cost reimbursement basis only (no profit). There is a minimum 50% cost share requirement per year for each project. This is a competitive announcement and applicants should thoroughly review the entire package prior to submittal as those who submit incomplete applications for Phase 1 or 2 will not be considered.

You are required to submit all documentation in your uploaded submittal even if the information is duplicated online.

A Budget Workbook, Workbook Guidance, and Indirect Rate Proposal Instructions are attached for reference and completion during Phase 2 as applicable. Three documents (Concept Paper, Statement of Qualifications and Phase 1 Budget Spreadsheet) are required for Phase 1 (see Part IV of FOA).

NOTE - General Questions & Answers can be accessed by clicking on the link on the left side of the page. A drop down menu can access FOA specific questions once on the FAQ page. Please thoroughly review the announcement and consult these lists before providing questions to the POC.

Documents

  • Announcement (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 07:05 PM ET)
  • Amendment- 1 to Announcement 3602 (Last Updated: 3/30/2016 06:10 PM ET)
  • Draft Terms and Conditions (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 12:18 PM ET)
  • Phase 1 Budget Template ***You must enable editing to view full worksheet.*** (Last Updated: 3/2/2016 11:52 AM ET)
  • Phase 2 Budget Workbook Vol III (Last Updated: 3/8/2016 12:51 PM ET)
  • Phase 2 Budget Workbook Guidance (Last Updated: 2/23/2016 11:35 AM ET)
  • Project Benefit Form Template Vol V (Last Updated: 2/23/2016 11:30 AM ET)
  • Project Benefit Form Example (Last Updated: 2/23/2016 11:33 AM ET)
  • BPA Indirect Rate Proposal Instructions (Last Updated: 2/23/2016 11:32 AM ET)
  • Foreign National Form BPA F 5632.08e (Last Updated: 3/1/2016 12:19 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/31/2016 7:30 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/2/2016 7:30 PM ET

BPA-0002014: BPA Employees - FY14 TI Internal Opportunity Announcement

This is the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fiscal Year 2014 Technology Innovation Portfolio announcement for Internal Applicants (BPA employees).  BPA has approximately $3-3.5 million in funding available to support projects between $50,000 and $500,000 per project per year.  This is a competitive announcement and applicants should thoroughly review the entire package prior to submittal as those who submit incomplete applications for Phase 1 or 2 will not be considered.

This announcement is specific to BPA applicants only.  Internal applicants should apply to this announcement and any external applicants (non-BPA) should apply to announcement BPA-0002617.

Documents

  • Internal-FY14 TI Announcement (Last Updated: 3/1/2013 02:55 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/29/2013 8:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/8/2013 8:00 PM ET

BPA-0002016: FY16 INTERNAL TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

This is the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fiscal Year 2016 Technology Innovation Portfolio announcement for Internal Applicants (BPA employees). BPA has approximately $3-5 million in funding available to support projects between $50,000 and $500,000 per project per year. This is a competitive announcement and applicants should thoroughly review the entire package prior to submittal as those who submit incomplete applications for Phase 1 or 2 will not be considered.

This announcement is specific to BPA applicants only. Internal applicants should apply to this announcement and any external applicants (non-BPA) should apply to announcement BPA-0003274

Summary of Key Dates

03/27/2015 4PM PST Phase 1 Application Due

05/01/2015 4PM PST Phase 2 Application Due

Documents

  • FY16_TI_INTERNAL_Announcement (Last Updated: 3/19/2015 03:58 PM ET)
  • Benefit_Form_Template (Last Updated: 3/19/2015 03:58 PM ET)
  • EXAMPLE_Benefit_Form (Last Updated: 3/19/2015 03:59 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/27/2015 7:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/6/2015 7:00 PM ET

BPA-0002617: Non-BPA Applicants - FY14 TI Funding Opportunity Announcement

This is the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fiscal Year 2014 Technology Innovation (TI) R&D Portfolio announcement.  BPA has approximately $3-3.5 million in funding available to support projects between $50,000 and $500,000 per project per year, paid on a cost reimbursement basis only (no profit).  There is a minimum 50% cost share requirement per year of each project.  This is a competitive announcement and applicants should thoroughly review the entire package prior to submittal as those who submit incomplete applications for Phase 1 or 2 will not be considered.

You are required to submit all documentation in your uploaded submittal even if the information is duplicated online.

A draft Budget Workbook, Budget Workbook Guidance, and Indirect Rate Proposal Instructions is attached for reference.  The Budget Workbook is not required until Phase 2.  An updated version will be posted April 5th once applicants are notified of their Phase 1 evaluation results.

Documents

  • FY14 TI Announcement(External) BPA-0002617 thru Amendment 001 (Last Updated: 3/1/2013 11:31 AM ET)
  • BPA-0002617 Amendment 001 (Last Updated: 5/3/2013 04:10 PM ET)
  • Q&A Posting #1-March 21st (Last Updated: 3/21/2013 01:46 PM ET)
  • Q&A Posting #2-March 28th (Last Updated: 3/28/2013 12:18 PM ET)
  • Budget Workbook - Vol III (Last Updated: 3/26/2013 05:13 PM ET)
  • Budget Workbook Guidance (Last Updated: 3/26/2013 05:14 PM ET)
  • Indirect Rate Proposal Instructions (for non-CFA approved rates) (Last Updated: 3/26/2013 05:15 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/29/2013 8:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/7/2013 8:00 PM ET

BPA-0002882: NON-BPA APPLICANTS - FY15 EXTERNAL TI FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

This is the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fiscal Year 2015 Technology Innovation (TI) R&D Portfolio announcement for all non-BPA applicants.  BPA has approximately $3-3.5 million in funding available to support projects between $50,000 and $500,000 per project per year, paid on a cost reimbursement basis only (no profit).  There is a minimum 50% cost share requirement per year for each project.  This is a competitive announcement and applicants should thoroughly review the entire package prior to submittal as those who submit incomplete applications for Phase 1 or 2 will not be considered.

You are required to submit all documentation in your uploaded submittal even if the information is duplicated online. 

A Budget Workbook, Workbook Guidance, and Indirect Rate Proposal Instructions are attached for reference and completion during Phase 2 as applicable. Only one document (Concept Paper and Statement of Qualifications) is required for Phase One (see Part IV of FOA).

NOTE - General Questions & Answers can be accessed by clicking on the link on the left side of the page.  A drop down menu can access FOA specific questions once on the FAQ page.  Please thoroughly review the announcement and consult these lists before providing questions to the POC.  Multiple new questions have been posted in both sections since March 27th.

Documents

  • FY15 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BPA-0002882 through AMENDMENT 002 (Last Updated: 2/26/2014 06:28 PM ET)
  • BPA-0002882 AMENDMENT 001 (Last Updated: 4/9/2014 03:06 PM ET)
  • BPA-0002882 AMENDMENT 002 (Last Updated: 4/29/2014 12:38 PM ET)
  • R&D COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Last Updated: 2/26/2014 11:56 AM ET)
  • BUDGET WORKBOOK VOL III - UPDATED (Last Updated: 2/25/2014 07:13 PM ET)
  • BUDGET WORKBOOK GUIDANCE (Last Updated: 2/26/2014 11:51 AM ET)
  • BPA INDIRECT RATE PROPOSAL INSTRUCTIONS (FOR NON-CFA APPROVED RATES) (Last Updated: 2/26/2014 11:59 AM ET)
  • Pre-Application Conference Minutes (Last Updated: 3/21/2014 04:54 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/27/2014 7:00 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/1/2014 7:00 PM ET

BPA-0003274: NON-BPA APPLICANTS - FY16 EXTERNAL TI FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

This is the Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) Fiscal Year 2016 Technology Innovation (TI) R&D Portfolio announcement for all non-BPA applicants. BPA has approximately $5 million in funding available to support projects between $50,000 and $500,000 per project per year, paid on a cost reimbursement basis only (no profit). There is a minimum 50% cost share requirement per year for each project. This is a competitive announcement and applicants should thoroughly review the entire package prior to submittal as those who submit incomplete applications for Phase 1 or 2 will not be considered.

You are required to submit all documentation in your uploaded submittal even if the information is duplicated online.

A Budget Workbook, Workbook Guidance, and Indirect Rate Proposal Instructions are attached for reference and completion during Phase 2 as applicable. Two documents (Concept Paper and Statement of Qualifications) are required for Phase One (see Part IV of FOA).

NOTE - General Questions & Answers can be accessed by clicking on the link on the left side of the page. A drop down menu can access FOA specific questions once on the FAQ page. Please thoroughly review the announcement and consult these lists before providing questions to the POC.

Documents

  • FY16_TI_Announcement_BPA-003274 (Last Updated: 2/27/2015 05:10 PM ET)
  • Budget Workbook-Vol III (Last Updated: 2/27/2015 04:52 PM ET)
  • Project Benefit Form Template (Last Updated: 2/27/2015 05:00 PM ET)
  • Draft Terms and Conditions (Last Updated: 2/27/2015 04:51 PM ET)
  • BPA Indirect Rate Proposal Instructions (Last Updated: 2/27/2015 04:54 PM ET)
  • Project Benefit Form Example (Last Updated: 2/27/2015 05:01 PM ET)
  • Pre-Application Conference Agenda/Minutes (Last Updated: 3/16/2015 12:12 AM ET)
  • Technical_QA_Session_DR_Roadmap_-_FINAL (Last Updated: 3/27/2015 02:58 PM ET)
  • FISMA - Additional Information (Last Updated: 3/27/2015 06:03 PM ET)
  • FY16_Budget_Workbook_Guidance (Last Updated: 4/9/2015 07:12 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Concept Paper Submission Deadline: 3/27/2015 7:30 PM ET
  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/1/2015 8:30 PM ET
  • View Reviewer Comments Period: 5/1/2015 7:00 PM ET – 5/1/2015 8:00 PM ET

BPA-EXP0002016: BPA EMPLOYEES - FY16 EXPLORATORY TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUCEMENT

 

Exploratory proposals can only be provided from inside BPA. This is not an opportunity for outside entities to be paid for developing project proposals. Contractor resources may not be used to end-run this principle. The purpose of the exploratory proposal is not to make preliminary contact with external contractors. Rather, the intent is to conduct internal research, with the deliverable being a proposal for the fiscal year 2016 Technology Innovation Funding Opportunity Announcement.

Exploratory proposals should:

· Take less than 4 months to complete

· Be completed prior to February 1, 2016.

· Require less than 0.1 FTE

· Require less than $30,000 for expenses associated with travel, research, materials, and other incidentals. There will be no contracting associated with these proposals.

· Focus on a literature search, laboratory experiments, purchasing reports to substantiate objective (e.g. JDPower reports, etc.)

Documents

  • FY16_EXPLORATORY_TI_Opportunity_Announcement[1] (Last Updated: 4/9/2015 01:27 PM ET)
  • EXAMPLE_Benefit_Form (Last Updated: 4/9/2015 01:37 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.

View Template Application Documents

Full Application

  • FY16_EXPLORATORY_TI_Opportunity_Announcement[1] (Last Updated: 4/9/2015 01:35 PM ET)
  • EXAMPLE_Benefit_Form (Last Updated: 4/9/2015 01:36 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/1/2015 7:00 PM ET

BPAEPRI0002016: BPA EMPLOYEES – FY16 INTERNAL EPRI PROGRAM OR SUPPLMENTAL PROJECT TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

 INTERNAL-EPRI PROJECTS ONLY – FY16 EPRI PROGRAM or EPRI SUPPLMENTAL PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT

Funding requests for EPRI programs and projects are required to submit a technical proposal. The proposal is required to ensure that:

· The research objectives align with the agency’s overall strategic plan,

· EPRI engagement will be active, and

· There is a consensus among executive members and project managers about expectations of the EPRI program/project.

· The project benefits are communicated by completing the Project Benefit Form Template. For reference, an EXAMPLE Project Benefit Form is included in this announcement.

The EPRI project funding requests will be considered along with the funding requests received as part of the TI Opportunity Announcement.

Documents

  • FY16 EPRI PROGRAM or EPRI SUPPLMENTAL PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT (Last Updated: 4/9/2015 11:54 AM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/2/2016 7:00 PM ET

BPAEPRI2017000: FY17 INTERNAL EPRI PROGRAM OR SUPPLMENTAL PROJECT TI OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT-BPA EMPLOYEES ONLY-

INTERNAL-EPRI PROJECTS ONLY – FY17 EPRI PROGRAM or EPRI SUPPLMENTAL PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT

Funding requests for EPRI programs and projects are required to submit a technical proposal. The proposal is required to ensure that:

· The research objectives align with the agency’s overall strategic plan,

· EPRI engagement will be active, and

· There is a consensus among executive members and project managers about expectations of the EPRI program/project.

· The project benefits are communicated by completing the Project Benefit Form Template. For reference, an EXAMPLE Project Benefit Form is included in this announcement.

The EPRI project funding requests will be considered along with the funding requests received as part of the TI Opportunity Announcement.

Documents

  • FY17 EPRI TI Opportunity Announcement (Last Updated: 4/26/2016 01:31 PM ET)

Contact Information

Submission Deadlines

  • Full Application Submission Deadline: 5/3/2016 7:00 PM ET