Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program


Most Recent Deadline: May 31, 2024. The University of New Orleans Research and Technology Foundation (UNORTF) seeks written proposals for restoration projects and related scientific and public education projects for the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program (PRP). This funding opportunity is made through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 6 and the FY22 Infrastructure and Investment Jobs Act.

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Funding Amount
Projects costs may range between $350,000 and $1,500,000.
*Some projects may be outside the recommended range and may be
negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
Matching Funds
The statutory match requirement has been waived by EPA
Region 6 for the FY22 IIJA RFP
Federal, state, interstate, local governments, Tribal
governments (must be federally recognized), regional water
pollution control agencies, and other public or nonprofit
private agencies, institutions, and organizations, public and
private institutions of higher education. Eligible applicants may
be located outside of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, but
projects must be located inside the Basin.
Private profit-making entities, and individuals are not eligible.
Non-profit organizations described in Section 501(c)(4) of the
Internal Revenue Code that engage in lobbying activities as
defined in Section 3 of the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 are
not eligible.
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