FIFRA Special Project Grant, Worker Protection Standard(WPS) Stewardship Program: 2005 Requests for Proposals

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Federal Grant Title: FIFRA Special Project Grant, Worker Protection Standard(WPS) Stewardship Program: 2005 Requests for Proposals
Federal Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-GRANTS-010705-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 66.716
CFDA Descriptions: Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Training Demonstrations and EducationalOutreach
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 04, 2005 All proposals must be received by close of business on March 4, 2005. Proposals postmarked after this date will not be reviewed.
Posted Date: Jan 07, 2005
Creation Date: Jan 07, 2005
Archive Date: Apr 03, 2005
Total Program Funding: $200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $60,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
Geospatial information is one of the many eligible activities. The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Stewardship Program is intended to help strengthen industry compliance with the WPS and minimize worker exposure to pesticides. These grants will provide support for education, training, monitoring, demonstrations or studies that promote stewardship of pesticide safety rules, regulations and procedures. The purpose of this grant program is to provide funding for projects which are unique and innovative, and that address the requirements of the Federal WPS and related methods of protecting agricultural workers from pesticide exposure within a specific commodity, group of commodities or geographic area. In this context, stewardship refers to the concept of responsible management and the development of institutions, information, and strategies to assure protection of workers into the future.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education Individuals
Additional Information on Eligibility
The projectys must be located in EPA Region 9, which includes California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii and the Pacific Trust Islands. Both new and existing projects will be considered. For-profit organizations are not eligible.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
FIFRA Special Project Grant, Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Stewardship Program: 2005 Requests for Proposals
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/grants/workerprot-rfp05.htm
Grant Announcement Contact
Wilcoxen, Katy, Project Officer, Phone (415)947-4205, Email wilcoxen.katy@epa.gov wilcoxen.katy@epa.gov Wilcoxen, Katy
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