Monday, January 27, 2014

Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem Solving Cooperative Agreements

Applications Must be Submitted by February 18, 2014

EPA's Office of Environmental Justice is reminding prospective applicants of its Request for Applications (RFA) for the 2014 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program. The (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding for eligible applicants for projects that address local environmental and/or public health issues within an affected community.

The EJCPS Program is designed to help eligible non-profit and Native American communities understand and address exposure to multiple environmental harms and risks at the local level.

The total estimated available funding for awards under this competitive opportunity is $1,200,000. Awards will be made in amounts of up to $120,000 per award for a two year project period.

Applications must be submitted by February 18, 2014.

Interested applicants are invited to participate in conference calls with EPA to address questions about the EJCPS Program and this solicitation. Participants may access the pre-application assistance calls by dialing 1-866-299-3188 and entering the code 202-564-1771 when prompted. The following are the conference call dates and times:

DateTime (Eastern Standard)
Saturday, January 25, 20141:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
More information regarding the EJCPS Program or contact Sheritta Woodruff Taylor at (202) 564-1771 

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