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Environmental Justice Small Grants Program - Tribal Governments

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.604
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
May 20, 2022

Office of International and Tribal Affairs:

Sarah Frederick
Competition lead

Lisa Berrios
Program lead and general contact

Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ):

Jacob Burney
OEJ grants program manager

Danny Gogal
OEJ tribal and indigenous peoples program manager


The 2022 Environmental Justice Small Grants (EJSG) Program opportunity is limited to federally recognized tribal governments to establish or modify public participation programs where fair treatment and meaningful participation priorities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

All proposed projects should include strategies for:

  • Establishing or modifying public participation programs
  • Addressing local environmental and public health issues
  • Educating and empowering the community about environmental issues
  • Approaches to building consensus and setting community priorities through public participation programs

Eligible applicants include federally recognized tribal governments.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award Ceiling: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 16-20
Total Program Funding: $1,600,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through and the program website.

Applicant webinars:

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · COVID-19 · Emergency preparedness and response · Environmental health · Health disparities · Housing and homelessness · Poverty · Public health

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