FY 2019 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program

Type: 
Funding
Grant Deadline: 
02/15/2019
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

The Environmental Justice Small Grants (EJSG) Program provides funding directly to community-based organizations for projects that help residents of underserved communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues. For purposes of this announcement, the term “underserved community” refers to a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations that may be disproportionately impacted by environmental harms and risks. In general, the EJSG program awards grants that support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities

Category: 
community-based organizations, underserved communities, environmental issues, health issues, environmental justice
Funding Amount: 
$30,000 per award
Matching Funds: 
No.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Federally Recognized Tribal Governments- including Alaska Native Villages and Tribal Organizations are included in eligibility,
Contact Information: 
Jacob Burney; (202) 564-2907 burney.jacob@epa.gov