EPA funding opportunities

The following cooperative agreement funding opportunities are available to states, U.S. territories or possessions, federally-recognized Indian tribal governments and Native American Organizations, public and private universities and colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or private nonprofit institutions, and local governments. Please consider applying!  The application deadlines are July 5th and July 12th respectively.

Field Implementation Meeting Support RFA

·       Funding Opportunity Number EPA-OPP-2015-005 (PDF) (27 pp, 748 K)

The EPA cooperates with partners and stakeholders on programs and activities to advance the safe use of pesticides. EPA anticipates a greater need for collaboration upon revisions to the Worker Protection Standard and Certified Applicator regulations. The grantee will coordinate meetings, workshops and conferences. With this five-year cooperative agreement, EPA expects to provide $700,000 the first year. Apply by July 5, 2015. To apply, click on Grants.gov – EPA-OPP-2015-005.

Pesticide Safety Resource Projects RFA

·       Funding Opportunity Number EPA-OPP-2015-004 (PDF) (26 pp, 201MB)

The EPA’s partners and stakeholders conduct outreach and education on the safe use of pesticides by applicators and handlers in agricultural, commercial and residential settings. The grantee will coordinate the development of materials and resources for this purpose. EPA anticipates a greater need for communications upon revisions to the Worker Protection Standard and Certified Applicator regulations. With this five-year cooperative agreement, EPA expects to provide over $1,000,000 annually, depending on the Agency’s budget. Apply by July 12, 2015. To apply, click on Grants.gov – EPA-OPP-2015-004.

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