Support to the National Tribal Water Council

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Support to the National Tribal Water Council: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water (OW) is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to conduct, coordinate, and promote the acceleration of research, studies, training, and demonstration projects that will support the participation of the National Tribal Water Council (NTWC or “Council”) and tribes to prevent, reduce, and eliminate pollution to waters, and protect drinking water in Indian country. The successful applicant will support the NTWC, comprised of representatives of federally-recognized tribes with technical expertise on water quality and drinking water programs, to increase national tribal awareness and expertise, and address tribal issues consistent with the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The successful applicant will maintain, support, and facilitate the operations of the NTWC, and assist in developing and completing products in coordination with the NTWC on the quality of tribal water resources, watersheds, drinking water, and wastewater sanitation from tribal perspectives. The scope of this work includes: 1) support the operation of the Council as a national forum for tribal water managers, and provide logistical support for the Council’s actions so that the Council may interact with each other, with tribes, and with EPA; 2) assisting the NTWC to promote technical information exchange and sharing of best management practices for addressing water quality and drinking water concerns to tribes and EPA; 3) assisting the NTWC to conduct outreach activities to benefit tribes on water resource protection and restoration topics; and 4) conducting studies in coordination with the NTWC that identify and analyze high priority, water-related issues and actions from tribal perspectives related to the SDWA and the CWA. These actions are intended to support and reflect individual tribal perspectives from across the nation, and to be conducted and coordinated through the NTWC. Funds awarded under this announcement will also be used by the recipient to support NTWC member travel expenses for participation at meetings as identified in the cooperative agreement (i.e., funding of travel expenses of NTWC members).
Federal Grant Title: Support to the National Tribal Water Council
Federal Agency Name: Other Agency
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-OW-IO-16-01
Type of Funding: Information not provided
CFDA Numbers: 327019, 327020
CFDA Descriptions: Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Demonstrations, and Training Grants - Section 1442 of the Safe Drinking Water Act; Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Demonstrations, and Training Grants and Cooperative Agreements - Section 104(b)(3) of
Current Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2016 See Section IV of the funding announ
Original Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2016 See Section IV of the funding announ
Posted Date: Jun 28, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 28, 2016
Archive Date: Sep 10, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Information not provided
Additional Information on Eligibility
See Section III of the funding announcement for eligibility information.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Funding Opportunity for a Cooperative Agreement to Support the National Tribal Water Council
Grant Announcement Contact
Felicia Wright
[email protected]

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