2016 Healthy Communities Grant Program

The summary for the 2016 Healthy Communities Grant Program 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 U.S. government agency offering this grant.
2016 Healthy Communities Grant Program: Executive Summary: The Healthy Communities Grant Program is EPA New England’s main competitive grant program to work directly with communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life. The Healthy Communities Grant Program will achieve this through identifying and funding projects that:
 *Target resources to benefit communities at risk [areas at risk from climate change impacts, environmental justice areas of potential concern, sensitive populations (e.g. children, elderly, tribes, urban/rural residents, and others at increased risk)].
 *Assess, understand, and reduce environmental and human health risks.
 *Increase collaboration through partnerships and community-based projects.
 *Build institutional and community capacity to understand and solve environmental and human health problems.
 *Advance emergency preparedness and ecosystem resilience.
 *Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits.

To qualify as eligible projects under the Healthy Communities Grant Program, proposed projects must: (1) be located in and/or directly benefit one or more of the Target Investment Areas; and (2) identify how the proposed project will achieve measurable environmental and/or public health results in one or more of the Target Program Areas. Please see Section III for further information on eligibility requirements.
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Federal Grant Title: 2016 Healthy Communities Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R1-HC-2016
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 319203
CFDA Descriptions: Healthy Communities Grant Program
Current Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2016 See Section IV of the announcement fo
Original Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2016 See Section IV of the announcement fo
Posted Date: Feb 25, 2016
Creation Date: Feb 25, 2016
Archive Date: May 8, 2016
Total Program Funding: $350,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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
2016 HEALTHY COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM
Grant Announcement Contact
Sandra Brownell EPA New England 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (OEP06-2) Boston, MA 02109-3912 Phone: 617-918-1797 Fax: 617-918-0797
Brownell.Sandra@epa.gov

Environmental Protection Agency 202 564 0377
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