Region 10 Indian Environmental General Assistance Program for FY 2018

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

Recent Deadline was 1/17/2017. Next Deadline Unknown. . EPA’s policy is to work with tribes on a government-to-government basis to enhance environmental protection in Tribal communities. In 1992, Congress passed the Indian Environmental General Assistance Program Act which authorizes EPA to provide General Assistance Program (GAP) grants to federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia for planning, developing, and establishing environmental protection programs. The GAP program is exempt from competition, therefore, applications that meet the stated requirements in program regulations and guidance will be funded if funds are available.

Category: 
Adaptation, Regulatory, Environmental Justice, Natural Resources, Conservation, Health
Funding Amount: 
$75,000 - $165,000 per year.
Matching Funds: 
N/A
Eligibility: 
All federally recognized tribes in Region 10 are eligible to receive funds. Tribal consortia that meet the eligibility requirements described above may also receive funding, if available after tribal governments are funded at their base funding levels.
Contact Information: 
If you have questions about the GAP application process or grant requirements, contact an EPA Project Officer: http://www.epa.gov/tribal/region-10-tribal-contacts General questions can be directed to the Region 10 Tribal Trust and Assistance Unit at 1-800-424-4372. US EPA, Region 10, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900, ETPA-085 Seattle, WA 98101-1128