Region 10 Indian Environmental General Assistance Program for FY 2019

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
EPA
Description: 

Deadline Passed 05/25/2018. Deadline Unknown for 2019. EPA provides GAP financial and technical assistance to tribal governments and intertribal consortia to assist tribes in planning, developing, and establishing the capacity to implement federal environmental programs administered by the EPA and to assist in implementation of tribal solid and hazardous waste programs in accordance with applicable provisions of law, including the Solid Waste Disposal Act (commonly known as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, or RCRA). As described in the GAP Guiding Principles, this support promotes tribal government efforts to develop core environmental program capacities (administrative, financial management, information management, environmental baseline needs assessment, public education/communication, legal, and technical/analytical) and baseline capacities for media-specific programs (e.g., ambient air quality, water quality, managing waste, and other EPA-administered statutory programs).

Category: 
Adaptation, Regulatory, Environmental Justice, Natural Resources, Conservation, Health
Funding Amount: 
$75,000 - $128,000 per year.
Matching Funds: 
N/A
Eligibility: 
All federally recognized tribes in Region 10 are eligible to receive funds. Intertribal 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: https://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