Funding Opportunity: US EPA Announces $100 Million to Advance Environmental Justice in Underserved and Overburdened Communities; Deadline 4/10 

The US Environmental Protection Agency has announced the availability of $100 million for projects that advance environmental justice in underserved and overburdened communities across the US. Funding is being offered through two Requests for Applications, the Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program (EJCPS), and the Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program (EJG2G). 

The EJCPS Program will provide $40 million directly to community-based nonprofits and partnerships working on projects to address local environmental and/or public health issues. An informational webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, from 11:00am – 12:30pm Pacific Time. Applications are due April 10, 2023.  

For more information on EJCPS and to register for the webinar, click here 

The EJG2G Program provides $70 million for state and local governments to create and support model state activities that lead to measurable environmental or public health results in communities disproportionately burdened by environmental harms. An informational webinar will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 11:00am – 12:30pm Pacific Time. Applications are due April 10, 2023. 

For more information on EJG2G and to register for the webinar, click here. 

For more information about the funding opportunities in general, click here 

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