ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS in support of communities directly affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

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Federal Grant Title: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS in support of communities directly affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Federal Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-OECA-OEJ-10-02
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 66.604
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Justice Small Grant Program
Current Application Deadline: Oct 04, 2010 Please refer to the full announcement, including Section IV, for additional information on submission methods and due dates.
Original Application Deadline: Oct 04, 2010 Please refer to the full announcement, including Section IV, for additional information on submission methods and due dates.
Posted Date: Aug 11, 2010
Creation Date: Sep 14, 2010
Archive Date: Nov 03, 2010
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals from eligible entities located in Regions 4 or 6 who will assist local communities facing environmental justice challenges in addressing and adapting community responses to local long-term environmental and/or public health issues as they relate directly to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (oil spill). The following types of entities are eligible: incorporated local non-profit community-based organizations including faith based organizations and those affiliated with religious institutions, environmental justice networks, OR local Native American tribal governments.Funding is limited to projects conducted within areas of the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas that were directly affected by the Horizon Deepwater oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. "Affected" is defined as being in the locale that has been directly and adversely impacted by contamination from the oil spill.
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
http://www.epa.gov/compliance/environmentaljustice/resources/publications/grants/bp-spill-grants-rfp.pdf
Grant Announcement Contact
Sheila Lewis, 202-564-0152.

Sheila Lewis [lewis.sheila@epa.gov]
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