EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) is announcing a five year assistance agreement to eligible applicants (see Section III.A.) to provide technical support to OPPT’s National Tribal Toxics Council (NTTC) in order to: 1) Represent tribal interests in the development and implementation of chemical risk assessment, risk management and pollution prevention programs; and 2) Facilitate tribal collaboration with EPA.
Planning and Technical Assistance
Climate change is increasing California’s already variable hydrology. Our dry periods are becoming drier, and our wet periods wetter. Along with longer, more punishing droughts, we are experiencing wet seasons punctuated with intense winter storms that exceed the capacity of current storm water management infrastructure.
The California Strategic Growth Council (SGC), the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR), and the California Department of Conservation (DOC)are pleased to open the application period for Proposition 84 Wildfire Resiliency and Recovery Planning Grants. A total of approximately $720,000 is available for up to 3-5 grants between $150,000 and $250,000.
Proposition 84, passed in 2006, directed funds to protect natural resources vital to public health, California's economy, and the environment. In all, SGC awarded over $66 million through Prop 84 between 2010 and 2018.
The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students and patients in another.
Who may apply?
For both programs, eligible applicants include most entities that provide education or health care through telecommunications, including:
The Local Early Action Planning Grants Program (LEAP or Program) is part of the broader Program formerly known as the Local Government Planning Support
Grants Program, which was established as part of the 2019-20 Budget Act. The 2019-20 Budget Act provides a spectrum of support, incentives, resources and
accountability to meet California’s housing goals. Some specific elements include:
EPA is announcing a grant competition to fund two-year Pollution Prevention assistance agreements for projects that provide technical assistance (e.g., information, training, tools) to businesses and their facilities to help them develop and adopt source reduction practices (also known as “pollution prevention” or “P2”). P2 means reducing or eliminating pollutants from entering any waste stream or otherwise being released into the environment prior to recycling, treatment, or disposal.
EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) is soliciting applications from eligible entities to provide comprehensive air quality policy and regulatory analysis including support and national coordination activities to assist tribes in understanding, participating in, and responding to OAR’s policy and regulatory activities. The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately $8,000,000 over five years.
The California Resilience Challenge is a statewide effort, led by businesses, utilities, and a diverse range of partners, to build local and regional climate resilience and to support a shared vision for a resilient California in the face of increasing climate threats. The Challenge is providing grants for diverse, replicable and innovative climate change adaptation planning projects across California. These projects will reflect California’s diverse geography and showcase leadership in climate change adaptation.
What is an eligible area? Rural areas and towns with a population of 10,000 or less -- check eligible addresses.
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 and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities.