The summary for the 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.
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If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Environmental Protection Agency, which is the government agency that is offering this grant.
Apr 05, 2006 Please refer to the full announcement, including Section IV, for additional information on submission methods and due dates.
Feb 23, 2006
Aug 16, 2006
May 05, 2006
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The Healthy Communities Grant Program is EPA New Englands 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 [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 environmental and human health problems. . Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) County governments State governments City or township governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Healthy Communities Grant Program http://www.epa.gov/region01/eco/uep/2006-HC-Application-Guidance.pdf