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Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

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

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


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

Eligible applicants include:

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

Technical assistance:

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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