EPA is soliciting proposals from eligible applicants for projects that will advance EPA’s water quality and environmental justice goals. Proposed projects will address urban runoff pollution through diverse partnerships that produce multiple community benefits, with emphasis on underserved communities. Project activities must take place within one of the Eligible Geographic Areas, as illustrated on the interactive map provided on the Urban Waters Small Grants mapping website at http://www2.epa.gov/
The total estimated funding available for awards under this competition is approximately $1.6 million. EPA expects each award to range from $40,000 to $60,000. It is anticipated that each EPA Regional Office will award approximately two to three cooperative agreements. Visit the Urban Waters Small Grants website to learn more about the program and how to submit a proposal at http://www2.epa.gov/
Application Due Date: November 20th, 2015.
Webinar: EPA will host one national Information Session regarding this announcement via webinar on Oct 22, 2015 at 2pm EST. Registration information coming soon...
Need some inspiration for your application? Check out this creative project working to clean up a Brooklyn superfund canal using recyclind piping and water-loving, phytoremediatory plants! CLICK HERE to read the article.
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