2009 Healthy Communities Grant Program

The summary for the 2009 Healthy Communities Grant Program Federal Grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Environmental Protection Agency, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Federal Grant Title: 2009 Healthy Communities Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R1-HC-2009
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 66.110
CFDA Descriptions: Healthy Communities Grant Program
Current Application Deadline: May 08, 2009 Please refer to the full announcement, including Section IV, for additional information on submission methods and due dates.
Original Application Deadline: May 08, 2009 Please refer to the full announcement, including Section IV, for additional information on submission methods and due dates.
Posted Date: Mar 27, 2009
Creation Date: Mar 27, 2009
Archive Date: Jun 07, 2009
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $35,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Grant Description
The Healthy Communities Grant Program is seeking projects that:- Target resources to benefit communities at risk (environmental justice areas of potential concern, places with high risk from toxic air pollution, urban areas) and sensitive populations (e.g. children, elderly, others at increased risk).- Assess, understand, and reduce environmental and human health risks.- Increase collaboration through community-based projects.- Build institutional and community capacity to understand and solve environment and human health problems.- Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits. Proposed projects must: (1) Be located in and/or directly benefit one or more of the three Target Investment Areas which include: Environmental Justice Areas of Potential Concern, Sensitive Populations, and/or Urban Areas in one or more of the EPA Region I States of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and/or Vermont; and (2) Identify how the proposed project will achieve measurable environmental and/or public health results in one or more of the six Target Program Areas which include Asthma, Capacity Building on Environmental and Public Health Issues, Clean Energy, Healthy Indoor/Outdoor Environments, Healthy Schools, Urban Natural Resources and Open/Green Space.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
See Section III of the announcement for additional eligibility information.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://epa.gov/region1/eco/uep/pdfs/2009-hc-application-guidance.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Jennifer Padula, (617) 918-1698

Jennifer Padula [Padula.Jennifer@epa.gov]
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