FY2020 Appropriation Requests
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AFCC's FY2020 appropriations requests
for each appropriations subcommittee
AFCC’s objective in submitting its FY2020 appropriation requests
Why these requests are important to the development of alternative fuels and chemicals and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)
How every state and virtually every Congressional District has a stake in – and stands to benefit from – both the development and production of SAF and AFCC’s appropriation requests
The four key points about AFCC’s appropriation requests to keep in mind as you review AFCC’s requests
For a summary of each of the appropriation requests for which AFCC has been advocating, see 04 to 09 below.
For a summary of AFCC's full appropriations request for FY2020, along with the amounts included in the FY2020 spending bills passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in June, click on the button below:
The Benefits of Alternative Fuels & Chemicals and Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF)
Explains the benefits of alternative fuels and chemicals which can use the waste materials available in every state and virtually every Congressional District to create jobs and economic development.
Also explains the:
benefits of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), which:
extend engine life and
allow planes to fly faster, fly further and carry more payload
Dear Colleague letters were sent by House and Senate members to the chairs and ranking members of the agriculture appropriations subcommittees expressing strong support for robust funding of the USDA's energy programs.
All programs of interest to AFCC have been fully funded; the large increase in the Defense budget by the Administration -- for the third year in a row -- most likely will have to be cut to fund the domestic programs of importance to AFCC.
There are thousands of federal funding opportunities. The National Science Foundation alone has an annual budget of over $7 billion and offers more than 12,500 funding opportunities each year.
This document lists the multitude of funding opportunities offered by federal agencies that provide stimulus to the bioeconomy. The funding opportunities are organized by each of the nine Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs) that new ideas must travel – from initial concept, up through R&D, testing and validation, and first commercial introduction.
Each of these TRL steps is crucial, thus making each funding opportunity essential to the Nation’s ability to support innovation; introduce new technologies, products and services into the marketplace; enhance American's lives; and strengthen U.S. competition and global leadership.