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Funding Opportunities

Find information about open funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) and FOA project selections from the DOE Hydrogen Program's participating offices.

Open Funding Opportunities

Fossil Energy Based Production, Storage, Transport, and Utilization of Hydrogen Approaching Net-Zero or Net-Negative Carbon Emissions
Open date: September 12, 2023
Full applications due: November 14, 2023

Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Exploratory Topics
Topic G: Production of Geologic Hydrogen Through Stimulated Mineralogical Processes
Topic H: Subsurface Engineering for Hydrogen Reservoir Management
Open date: September 7, 2023
Full applications due: October 24, 2023

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: Clean Hydrogen Electrolysis, Manufacturing, and Recycling
Open date: March 15, 2023
Concept papers due: April 19, 2023
Full applications due: July 19, 2023

Hydrogen Shot Incubator Prize
Open date: June 6, 2022
Propose! phase close date: Aug. 17, 2022
Prove! phase close date: June 12, 2023

Funding Opportunities by Participating Offices

Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations

DOE's Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations is a multi-technology office that includes the Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program. 

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

EERE's Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office issues solicitations for hydrogen and fuel cells technologies.

Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management

DOE maintains a list of grant and contract opportunities for the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, through the National Energy Technology Laboratory procurement system.

Office of Nuclear Energy

See DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy funding opportunities page for new announcements about financial opportunities and solicitations.

Office of Science

DOE's Office of Science maintains a list of open and recent funding opportunities. Small businesses may be more interested in the Small Business Innovations Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs, also managed by DOE's Office of Science.

Recent FOA Selections

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $7 Billion For America's First Clean Hydrogen Hubs, Driving Clean Manufacturing and Delivering New Economic Opportunities Nationwide

DOE Announces $264 Million for Basic Research in Support of Energy Earthshots™

DOE Announces Nearly $48 Million To Advance Clean Hydrogen Technologies

U.S. Department of Energy Invests $61 Million to Fund 31 Applied Research, Development and Demonstration Projects to Advance Clean Manufacturing

DOE Awards $34 Million to Advance Fossil- and Biomass-based Clean Hydrogen

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $72 Million for Small Business Research and Development Grants—with $8.6 Million for 43 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Projects

DOE Announces Over $21 Million to Advance Commercialization of Clean Energy Solutions

DOE Announces Nearly $60 Million to Advance Clean Hydrogen Technologies and Improve the Electric Power Grid

DOE Awards $22.1 Million to Advance Promising Nuclear Technologies—Including Clean Hydrogen Production from Nuclear Power

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Winners of the First Phase of the Hydrogen Shot Incubator Prize