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Front-End Engineering Design Studies for Production of Critical Minerals and Materials from Coal-Based Resources

Open Date:


Close Date:


Upcoming Milestones:

Expected the first quarter of 2023.

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Private Sector

Program Purpose:

  • Energy Infrastructure

Reserved for Energy


Funded by:

U.S. Department of Energy


The overall objective of the planned Funding Opportunity Announcement is to support the Department of Energy’s current vision to secure diverse, resilient, domestic Critical Minerals and Materials supply chains by expanding the Critical Minerals Sustainability Program to fund additional front end engineering design Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering Class 3 cost estimate studies for the recovery and refining of Critical Minerals and Materials, with a primary focus on production of high purity rare earth metals, or alternate forms, as required for critical supply chain use.

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Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
Estimated Awards:

Applicant Guidance

Contact Information

Jessica G. Sartor 304-285-0518

[email protected]

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