Integrating Human Health and Well-Being with Ecosystem Services

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
02/29/2016 11 am PST
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
EPA, Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) Research Program
Description: 

Unknown for 2017. Specifically, this research examines how communities can integrate ecosystem services with human health and well-being to inform their decision making and management practices. This RFA aims to develop information that allows communities to integrate environmental, societal and economic information and to better manage multiple stressors and their cumulative impacts on humans and ecosystems. The ultimate goal is to help communities achieve their own objectives while taking advantage of more relevant and accessible information about ecosystem services.

Category: 
Community Development, Community Resilience, Climate Resilience, Public Health, Management, Ecosystem Services.
Funding Amount: 
Up to a total of $600,000 for regular awards and $400,000 for early-career awards, including direct and indirect costs, with a maximum duration of three years.
Matching Funds: 
Institutional cost-sharing is not required.

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Eligibility: 
Public nonprofit institutions/organizations (includes public institutions of higher education and hospitals) and private nonprofit institutions/organizations (includes private institutions of higher education and hospitals) located in the U.S., state and local governments, Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments, and U.S. territories or possessions are eligible to apply.