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American Rescue Plan Tribal Environmental Justice Small Grants

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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:

Lisa Berrios
Program lead and general contact

Sarah Frederick
Competition lead

Office of Environmental Justice:

Jacob Burney
Grants program manager

Danny Gogal
Tribal and indigenous peoples program manager


American Rescue Plan Tribal Environmental Justice Small Grants will provide funding for federally recognized tribal governments to engage tribal members and others living on tribal lands to address local environmental and public health issues. Projects should establish or modify public participation programs where fair treatment and meaningful participation priorities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Projects must include a work plan with 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 are limited to federally recognized tribal governments.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $100,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 16-20
Estimated total program funding: $1,600,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through Additional instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

Applicant webinars:

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · COVID-19 · Emergency preparedness and response · Environmental health · Health disparities · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health

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