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Environmental Justice Grants

U.S. EPA

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program

FY 2015 Request For Applications

Applications Date Extended

The EPA, Environmental Justice (EJ) Small Grants Program, FY 2015 Request For Applications (RFP) deadline for submitting applications has been amended. The new date is January 9, 2015.

Total Estimated Funding:                     $1,200,000.

Expected Funding For Each Award:     $30,000.

Project And Budget Periods:               One (1) year

The FY 2015 EJ Small Grants Program seeks to fund projects with a “special emphasis on “community climate resiliency” (i.e., community-based preparedness and resilience efforts). The funding will also include projects without this focus. In addition, in an effort to ensure that support reaches new areas, the agency is prioritizing funding to organizations that have not recently received an award under the EJ Small Grant Program.

Additional Information

Eligible Applicants

Application Requirements

January 9, 2015 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST)

 

Website Information

Note: Please refer to the EPA, Environmental Justice Small Grants Program 2015 Request for Applications Guidance, as shown above, for complete information.

 

Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program RFP Announced

Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program – 2015 Request for Proposals Announced November 5, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), USDA Forest Service (USFS), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), FedEx, Southern Company, Bank of America and PG&E are pleased to solicit applications for the 2015 Five Star/Urban Waters Restoration Program which is managed by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). The grant program is offered in conjunction with the Urban Waters Federal Partnership which gives priority to projects located in underserved, environmentally overburdened communities.

The Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships. NFWF anticipates that approximately $2,000,000 in combined total funding will be available for projects such: wetlands creation and restoration; green infrastructure and stormwater management; citizen’s science and volunteer water monitoring; projects that reduce or eliminate trash from entering waterways; coastal habitat, riparian, urban forest restoration and other water quality protection and restoration projects in local communities.

NFWF will host a webinar for potential applicants on November 18, 2014. This RFP closes February 2, 2015. For more information go to www.nfwf.org/fivestar.

 

 

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EPA Funding Opportunities

Program Website Contact Phone
WATER      
 

 

 

404-562-8410

404-562-9337

Drinking Water State Revolving Fund

http://www.epa.gov/region4/water/gtas/index.html

Ed Springer

 

Sheryl Parsons

404-562-8410

404-562-9337

Water Pollution Control Program

http://www.epa.gov/region4/water/gtas/index.htmlhttp://

Ed Springer 404-562-8410
Onsite Wastewater Management Program http://www.epa.gov/region4/water/gtas/index.html Sam Sampath 404-562-9229
      404-562-9451
Regional Wetland Program Development Grants http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/grantguidelines/ Morgan Jackson 404-562-9393

Targeted Watershed Grants (and Water Trading funding)

--Water Quality Trading (Gulf of Mexico)

http://www.epa.gov/owow/wetlands/initiative/

Tim (Paul) Icke 202-566-1211
Beach Monitoring & Notification http://www.epa.gov/waterscience/beaches/grants/

Joel Hansel

 

Tina Lamar

404-562-9286

404-562-9323

State Public Water System Supervision http://www.epa.gov/safewater/pws/grants/index.html

Dan O'Lone

 

Jennifer Shadle

404-562-9493

404-562-9436

State Underground Water Source Protection (UIC)

http://www.epa.gov/safewater/uic/grants.html

Nancy Marsh

 

Karen Gardner

404-562-9450

404-562-9312

      404-562-9420
   

 

404-562-9477

404-562-9436

Other Federal Agency Opportunities
     
      404-679-7081
       
Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration--CAP Sec. 206 (USACE) Brandon.r.Brummett@usace.army.mil District Engineer 502-315-6883
    James Free, NOAA-SC 843-740-1185
Coastal Zone Management (NOAA) http://coastalmanagement.noaa.gov/funding/welcome.html John King 301-713-3155
 

 

  See NRCS website
      301-713-0174
      202-646-3428
HAZARDOUS & SOLID WASTE      
    Phil Vorsatz 404-562-8789
    Phil Vorsatz 404-562-8789
    Phil Vorsatz 404-562-8789
Brownfield Job Training Grants http://www.epa.gov/brownfields/job.htm Phil Vorsatz 404-562-8789
    Joe Bruss 202-566-2772
Superfund Technical Assistance Grants http://www.epa.gov/superfund/community/tag/resource.htm Rhonda Foucher 404-562-8867
    Rhonda Foucher 404-562-8867
    Nicole Bates 404-562-9966
Resource Conservation Challenge Grants --includes Schools Chemical Cleanout

http://www.epa.gov/region4/rcra/managesw.htm

 

Jay Bassett 404-562-8559
    Gwen Gleaton 404-562-8500
State Underground Storage Tanks Programs or Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund

http://www.epa.gov/OUST

http://www.epa.gov/region4/rcra/ust/index.htm

Bill Truman 404-562-9457
HQ/Regional Underground Storage Tanks

http://www.epa.gov/OUST

http://www.epa.gov/region4/rcra/ust/index.htm

Lynn Depont

 

Bill Truman

703-603-7148

404-562-9457

Other Federal Agency Opportunities
     
Competitive Training Grants Program (FEMA)

http://www.fema.gov/emergency/ctgp/index.shtm#1

   
AIR & PESTICIDES      
Asthma & Indoor Air Quality Education/Outreach Grants

http://www.epa.gov/region4/air/radon

http://www.epa.gov/iaq

Lashon Blakely 404-562-9136
State Clean Diesel Program (Reductions) http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/prgstate.htm#prog Alan Powell 404-562-9045
Pesticides Environmental Stewardship Program http://www.epa.gov/pesp/regional_grants.htm Patricia Livingstone 404-562-9171
Clean School Bus USA http://www.epa.gov/cleanschoolbus/ Alan Powell 404-562-9045
SmartWay Clean Diesel Finance Program

http://www.epa.gov/otaq/smartway/index.htm

Jennifer Keller 202-343-9541
National Clean Diesel Campaign/ Region 4 Southeast Diesel Collaborative (SEDC)

http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/grantfund.htm

http://www.southeastdiesel.org/ 

http://www.epa.gov/cleandiesel/grantfund.htm#national

http://www.epa.gov/air/grants_funding.html 

Alan Powell

Jennifer Keller

404-562-9041

202-343-9541

      202-343-9302
      404-562-9015
      404-562-8980
Climate Showcase Communities Grant Program http://epa.gov/cleanenergy/energy-programs/state-and-local/showcase.html Jane Kurtz 202-343-9304
 

 

  404-562-8980
      703-308-8107
      404-562-9145
       
    Anthony Toney 404-562-9085
State Pesticides Program Grants & Performance Partnership Grants http://www.epa.gov/compliance/state/grants/fifra.html Richard Corbett 404-562-9008
External EPA Opportunities      
    Michael Braverman, PhD 732-932-9575 ext 4610

ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES

     
Environmental Education Grants http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/grants.html Kathy Armstrong 404-562-8225
Community Action for a Renewed Environment http://www.epa.gov/CARE/basic.htm

Deborah Carter

404-652-9668
Environmental Justice (Grants and Cooperative Agreements) http://www.epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice/grants/index.html Elvie Barlow 404-562-9650
Pollution Prevention Grants http://www.epa.gov/p2home/pubs/grants/index.htm

Pam Swingle

Suganthi Simon

404-562-8482

404-562-9384

Source Reduction Assistance Program Grants http://www.epa.gov/p2/pubs/grants/index.htm#sra

Pam Swingle

Suganthi Simon

404-562-8482

404-562-9384

   

 

202-566-0989

202-566-2142

Children’s Health Protection http://yosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf/content/grants.htm Wayne Garfinkel 404-562-8982
      706-355-8778
   

Tom Baugh


Mark Thomas

404-562-8275

202-564-4763

   

 

202-566-2186

404-562-9885

      202-564-7072
Additional Resources      
All federal grant opportunities www.grants.gov exit EPA disclaimer Dorothy Rayfield  
       
      404-562-9278

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