2017 HEALTHY COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM

The Healthy Communities Grant Program is EPA New England’s main competitive grant program to work directly with communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life.

The Healthy Communities Grant Program will achieve this through identifying

and funding projects that:
 *Target resources to benefit communities at risk [areas needing to create community resilience, environmental justice areas of potential concern, sensitive populations (e.g.

children, elderly, tribes, urban/rural residents, and others at increased risk)].

 *Assess, understand, and reduce environmental and human health risks.

 *Increase collaboration through partnerships and community-based projects.

 *Build institutional and community capacity to understand and solve environmental and human health problems.

 *Advance emergency preparedness and ecosystem resilience.

 *Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits.
Related Programs

Healthy Communities Grant Program

Environmental Protection Agency


Agency: Environmental Protection Agency

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $250,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
2017 HEALTHY COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM

Additional Information of Eligibility:
See Section III of the funding opportunity announcement for eligibility information.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www3.epa.gov/region1/eco/uep/pdfs/HC2017RFP.pdf

Contact:
Sandra Brownell EPA New England 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (OEP06-2)Boston, MA 02109-3912Phone: 617-918-1797Fax: 617-918-0797

Agency Email Description:
Brownell.Sandra@epa.gov

Agency Email:
Brownell.Sandra@epa.gov

Date Posted:
2017-02-22

Application Due Date:
2017-04-07

Archive Date:
2017-05-07



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