Biofuels Center of North Carolina 2012-2013 Request for Proposals
(Biofuels Center of North Carolina) To accelerate development of a statewide biofuels industry, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina funds projects and activities supporting its legislatively mandated mission of implementing North Carolina’s Strategic Plan for Biofuels Leadership. The Center works to implement the state’s biofuels goal: by 2017, 10 percent of North Carolina’s liquid transportation fuels will be grown and produced across the state every year.
In the 2012-2013 grants program, entitled Strengthening Feedstocks, Production, and Products in Western North Carolina, the Center will award $1,140,000 for competitive, peer-reviewed proposals.
The program will fund projects based in or directly benefiting these counties: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Davie, Gaston, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Iredell, Jackson, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin, and Yancey.
The Request for Proposals Program and Submission Information can be found on the Biofuels Center’s website. Required pre-proposals are due Monday, 15 October 2012 and, if invited to proceed, detailed proposals are due Monday, 19 November 2012. READ MORE