The summary for the 2024 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.
2024 HEALTHY COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM: The Healthy Communities Grant Program was launched in 2003 and supports EPA’s mission by integrating many EPA New England (Region 1) programs including Air Quality Outreach; Asthma and Indoor Air; Children’s Environmental Health; Air Pollution in Schools and the Clean, Green and Healthy Schools Initiative; Energy Efficiency Program; Environmental Justice Program; Pollution Prevention; Sustainable Materials Management; Toxics and Pesticides; and Water Infrastructure (Stormwater, Wastewater, and Drinking Water). The goal of the program is to combine available resources and best identify competitive projects that will achieve measurable environmental and public health results in communities across New England. Eligible applicants are invited to apply to EPA New England for funding consideration under this competitive grant program. The Healthy Communities Grant Program anticipates awarding approximately 15 cooperative agreements from these project applications in 2024.The Healthy Communities Grant Program is a competitive grant program for EPA New England to fund direct work with communities to support EPA’s mission to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve quality of life. The Healthy Communities Grant Program will achieve these goals by identifying and funding projects that: Target resources to benefit communities at risk (environmental justice areas of potential concern and/or sensitive populations [e.g., children, elderly, tribes, urban and 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. Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits.
Federal Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R1-HC-2024
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 66.110
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 1st, 2024
Original Application Deadline: November 1st, 2024
Posted Date: July 8th, 2024
Creation Date: July 8th, 2024
Archive Date: December 1st, 2024
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $40,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 8th, 2024
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Please see Section III of the funding opportunity announcement for eligibility information.
Grant Announcement Contact
Zac Degler
EPA New England
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Phone: 617-918-1630
Email: [email protected]
Zac Degler
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