The U.S. Department of State announces a funding opportunity for a cooperative agreement entitled “Clean and Advanced Energy Investment Accelerator (CAEIA)”. CAEIA is a USG-supported initiative that recognizes the importance of public-private investment vehicles and recognizes the opportunity for collaboration and communication with other organizations and initiatives that pursue similar goals. It aims to remove barriers to the deployment of clean and advanced energy policy in developing countries and to enable and mobilize funding for the deployment of renewable and other advanced energy sources.


Eligibility is limited to U.S. non-profit/nongovernmental organizations subject to section 501 (c) (3) of the U.S. tax code, foreign non-profit organizations, for profit organization, educational institutions, and public international organizations.

Clean and Advanced Energy Investment Accelerator will support a limited number of developing countries that may include Vietnam, Colombia, Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines, and Kenya. Eligibility is limited to U.S. and foreign non-profit organizations, businesses, and educational institutions. The closing date for applications is 25 June 2018.

Available funding

Projects can request up to US$641,975 in funding.The period of performance will be approximately 36 months.


Applicants must include the following in the proposal submission. All submissions for Clean and Advanced Energy Investment Accelerator must be in English.

  1. Table of Contents that lists application contents and attachments (if any);
  2. Completed and signed SF-424, SF-424A and SF424B, as directed on and SAMS Domestic. The Certifications and Assurances that your organization is agreeing to in signing the 424 are available at ;
  3. If your organization engages in lobbying activities, a Disclosure of Lobbying Activities (SF-LLL) form is required.
  4. Letter(s) of Institutional Support to indicate that your organization’s leadership is providing their support of the application
Dateline for Applications: 11:59 P.M. EST June 25th, 2018
Source: The U.S. Department of State

Illustration Photo: Solar panels power a water pump to bring irrigation water 68 meters from the river to the fields. (credits: Satyam Joshi / USAID / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-ND 2.0))


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