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Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.306
Sponsor
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Deadlines
Feb 7, 2020
Contact

A list of agency contacts by region is available in the application instructions.

Purpose

This program provides funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.

Past projects have included:

  • Air quality and asthma
  • Water quality
  • Stormwater issues
  • Green infrastructure
  • Lead contamination
  • Pesticides and other toxic substances
  • Healthy homes
  • Illegal dumping
  • Emergency preparedness and disaster resiliency
  • Environmental job training
  • Youth development
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Incorporated nonprofit organizations
  • Federally recognized tribal governments, including Alaska Native Villages
  • Tribal organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $120,000
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 10 - One in each EPA region
Estimated total program funding: $1,200,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Technical assistance:

  • Pre-recorded webinar #1
  • Pre-recorded webinar #2
  • Live conference call #1
    January 7, 2020
    4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Eastern
    Call-in number: 866.299.3188
    Participant code: 202-564-6349#
  • Live conference call #2 (en Español)
    January 15, 2020
    2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern
    Call-in number: 866.299.3188
    Participant code: 202-564-6349#
  • Live conference call #3
    January 23, 2020
    7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Eastern
    Call-in number: 866.299.3188
    Participant code: 202-564-6349#
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Emergency preparedness and response · Environmental health · Health disparities · Infrastructure · Minorities · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Poverty · Public health



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