EPA’s Office of Children’s Health Protection solicitation for grant proposals to address children’s environmental health

January 31, 2011 | General RCAP News

EPA’s Office of Children’s Health Protection is receiving 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 awards are expected to total approximately $1.5 million, and EPA intends to award 15 to 20 awards, each for an amount not to exceed $100,000. The due date for initial proposals is February 18, 2011.

Assistance under this competition is available to:

  • States or state agencies
  • territories
  • city or township governments
  • county governments
  • the District of Columbia
  • federally recognized American Indian Tribes
  • possessions of the U.S
  • public and private universities and colleges
  • hospitals
  • laboratories
  • other public or private nonprofit institutions
  • 501(c)(3) organizations

Complete information regarding this request for initial proposals