Application Due: January 14, 2011
Eligible Entities: Local governments, Indian tribes, non-profit organizations, and others
EPA solicited comments through September 13th, 2010, on the new FY2011 Grant Application Guidelines for this funding opportunity. The RFA announces availability of grants for helping eligible entities deliver environmental workforce development and job training programs focused on hazardous and solid waste management, assessment, and cleanup activities. EPA anticipates awarding approximately 13 environmental workforce development and job training cooperative agreements from this competitive opportunity. For more information,
check out the draft grant application guidelines.
HUD Sustainable Communities Research Grants - $1.5 million
Application Due: February 4, 2011
Eligible Entities: Nationally recognized and accredited institutions of higher education; non-profit foundations, think tanks, research consortia or policy institutes, and for-profit organizations located in the United States.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development request proposals for the Transformation Initiative: Sustainable Communities Research Grant Program. Through this RFP, HUD is primarily interested in sponsoring cutting edge research in affordable housing development and preservation, transportation-related issues, economic development and job creation, land use planning and urban design, green and sustainable energy practices, and a range of issues related to sustainability. Up to $1.5 million expected to be available, individual awards not to exceed $500K.
HUD Assisted Housing Stability and Home Energy Retrofit Loan Pilot Program - $25 million
Application Due: February 16, 2011
Eligible Entities: Homeowners
Under the Retrofit Pilot Program, HUD, through FHA-approved lenders, will insure loans for eligible homeowners who are seeking to make energy and green retrofit investments in the property, to ensure the maintenance and preservation of the property, the continued operation and maintenance of energy efficiency technologies, and the timely expenditure of funds
For more information, see the full announcement and the grant listing, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection Solicits Grant Proposals to Address Children's Environmental Health - $1.5 million
Application due: February 18, 2011
Eligible Entities: States and state agencies, territories, city or township governments, county governments, federally recognized American Indian Tribes, public and private universities and colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or private nonprofit institutions, and 501(c)(3) organizations
EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection is pleased to announce the release of a solicitation for grant proposals to address children's environmental health in underserved communities by building capacity for these communities to reduce environmental exposures in child-occupied settings (e.g. homes, schools and child care centers). Funds available for award are expected to total approximately $1.5 million, and EPA intends to award approximately 15-20 awards, each for an amount not to exceed $100,000.
DOC Economic Development Administration Public Works, Economic Adjustment, and Global Climate Change Mitigation Programs Opportunity - $25 million expected
Application Due: March 10, 2011
Eligible Entities: State and local governments, federally recognized tribes, non-profits, private institutes of higher education
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) helps distressed communities establish a foundation for durable regional economies throughout the United States. EDA generally allocates funds for the Global Climate Change Mitigation Incentive Fund (GCCMIF) to support projects that foster economic competitiveness while enhancing environmental quality. EDA anticipates that these funds will be used to advance the green economy by supporting projects that create jobs through and increase private capital investment in initiatives to limit the nation's dependence on fossil fuels, enhance energy efficiency, curb greenhouse gas emissions, and protect natural systems.
EPA FY11 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Guidelines - $4 million
Application Due: March 18, 2011
Eligible Entities: State and local governments, tribes, non-profit organizations, other
This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals from eligible entities, including non-profit organizations, to deliver environmental workforce development and job training programs focused on hazardous and solid waste management, assessment, and cleanup-associated activities, as referenced in Section I.B., Use of Grant Funds. While Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants focus on hazardous and solid waste remediation and health and safety, including required core training in HAZWOPER, applicants may design their own curriculums by choosing what types of supplemental environmental training they want to provide.
Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Program - $2 million
Application due: March 22, 2011
Eligible Entities: Local public non-profits, federally-recognized Indian tribal government, Native American organizations, private non-profits, quasi-public nonprofits, local government, colleges, and universities
The Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) competitive grant program is a unique community-based, community-driven, multimedia demonstration program designed to help communities understand and reduce risks due to toxic pollutants and environmental concerns from all sources.
The CARE grant program works with applicants and recipients to help their communities form collaborative partnerships, develop an understanding of the many local sources of toxic pollutants and environmental risks, set priorities, and identify and carry out projects to reduce risks through collaborative action at the local level. CARE's long-term goal is to help communities build self-sustaining, community-based partnerships that will continue to improve human health and local environments into the future.