Border 2020: U.S.-Mexico Border Environmental Program
U.S. EPA Region 9 and the North American Development Bank are offering grants for projects designed to to protect human health and the environment in the border region, with a focus on underserved communities that may be disproportionately impacted by environmental risks.
Priority areas include:
- Improve air pollution
- Improve access to clean and safe water
- Promote materials management, waste management, and clean sites
- Enhance joint preparedness for environmental response
- Enhance compliance assurance and environmental stewardship
- Promote environmental health
Eligible applicants include:
- U.S. non-governmental organizations registered as 501(c)(3) nonprofits
- Mexican non-governmental organizations that have a CLUNI (Clave Única de Inscripción) registration number
- U.S. and Mexican local and state governmental agencies
- Colleges and universities
- Federally-recognized tribes
- Mexican indigenous communities
Projects should take place in the California-Baja California and Arizona-Sonora regions, within 62 miles (100 kilometers) of either side of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Up to $100,000.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.