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Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.511
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Feb 11, 2020

Technical Contact:
Ben Packard

Eligibility Contact:
Ron Josephson

Electronic Submissions Contact:
Debra M. Jones


This program provides grants for research on the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability in rural communities and agricultural operations.

The expected outcomes include increased ability to identify public health and ecosystem risks from PFAS contamination, and better planning to mitigate the sources of PFAS found in groundwater, surface water, drinking water and wastewater in rural communities and agricultural operations.


Eligible applicants are public and private nonprofit institutions and public and private universities and colleges located in the United States.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,610,752
Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 3
Estimated total program funding: $4,832,256

A 25% match is required, including cash and in-kind contributions.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Environmental health · Public health · Research methods and resources

Organizations (1)

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