Friday, March 27, 2009

EPA 2009 Healthy Communities Grant Program CFDA 66.110

The Healthy Communities Grant Program is seeking 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 environment and human health problems. • Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits. Applications are due by May 8, 2009.

Proposed projects must: (1) Be located in and/or directly benefit one or more of the three Target Investment Areas which include: Environmental Justice Areas of Potential Concern, Sensitive Populations, and/or Urban Areas in one or more of the EPA Region I States of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and/or Vermont; and (2) Identify how the proposed project will achieve measurable environmental and/or public health results in one or more of the six Target Program Areas which include Asthma, Capacity Building on Environmental and Public Health Issues, Clean Energy, Healthy Indoor/Outdoor Environments, Healthy Schools, Urban Natural Resources and Open/Green Space.

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R1-HC-2009
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Posted Date: Mar 27, 2009
Creation Date: Mar 27, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications: May 08, 2009
Current Closing Date for Applications: May 08, 2009 Please refer to the full announcement, including Section IV, for additional information on submission methods and due dates.
Archive Date: Jun 07, 2009
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Environment
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Estimated Total Program Funding: $300,000
Award Ceiling: $35,000
Award Floor: $5,000
CFDA Number(s): 66.110 -- Healthy Communities Grant Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

2009 Healthy Communities Grant Program

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