Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program

The summary for the Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement 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.
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to improve the environment and public health conditions of low-income communities and communities of color through the advancement of racial equity and environmental justice. This funding announcement supports the priorities detailed in President Biden's Executive Order 13985 titled Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government and Executive Order 14008 titled Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad. EPA continues to make effective responses to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the climate crisis top priorities. To address these multiple crises, this announcement places emphasis on projects focusing on COVID-19 impacts, as well as climate and disaster resiliency. EPA continues to make effective responses to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the climate crisis top priorities. To address these multiple crises, this announcement prioritizes projects focusing on COVID-19 impacts, as well as climate and disaster resiliency. The Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding to support community-based organizations in their efforts to collaborate and partner with local stakeholder groups (e.g., local businesses and industry, local government, medical service providers, and academia) as they develop community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. For purposes of this announcement, the term “underserved community” refers to a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including people of color, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations. Eligible projects must demonstrate use of the Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to support their collaborative efforts during the project period. Applying organizations should have a direct connection to the underserved community impacted by the environmental harms and risks detailed in the workplan.
Federal Grant Title: Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program
Federal Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-OP-OEJ-21-02
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 66.306
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 1st, 2021
Original Application Deadline: June 1st, 2021
Posted Date: March 2nd, 2021
Creation Date: March 2nd, 2021
Archive Date: July 1st, 2021
Total Program Funding: $9,200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 46
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 19th, 2021
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Please see Section III for additional eligibility information.
Grant Announcement Contact
Jacob Burney, 202-564-2907
Jacob Burney
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