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EJ Small Grants Program, EJ Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program, and State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreements Program

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Environmental Justice Small Grants Program

The purpose of this grant program is to support and empower communities that are working on local solutions to local environmental and public health issues. In addition, the EJSG aims to assist recipients in building collaborative partnerships. These partnerships help recipients understand and address the environmental and public health issues in their communities. Read a detailed fact sheet about the program. (PDF) (2 pp, 50 K)

The RFAs and more information on eligibility criteria and application instructions in English (PDF) (43 pp, 443 K).

If you wish to be placed on the national mailing list to receive information on the EJSG, including the annual RFA, send your request, along with you name, organization, address and phone number to Sheila Lewis (Lewis.Sheila@epa.gov) or:

Sheila Lewis
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Justice Program (2201A)
Grants Mailing List
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20460

For more information on the EJ Small Grant Program »

State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreements Program

The State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreements Program provides funding so that eligible entities may work collaboratively with affected communities to understand, promote and integrate approaches to provide meaningful and measurable improvements to the public health and/or environment in the communities.

In 2009, EPA selected five state projects to receive funding up to $160,000 each, totaling $800,000. For more information on the State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreements Program as well as the awarded projects »

Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program

Please note: the Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement (EJ CPS) Program is currently under evaluation.

The purpose of EJ CPS is to help communities address existing local environmental and/or public health issues. The program assists recipients in developing proactive, strategic and visionary approaches to address environmental and public health problems in their communities. EJ CPS projects cannot focus on education or training.

Grants are awarded for a three-year period and total $100,000 each.

If you wish to be placed on the national mailing list to receive information on the EJ CPS program, including any future Requests for Applications, send your request, along with you name, organization, address and phone number to Sheila Lewis (Lewis.Sheila@epa.gov) or:

Sheila Lewis
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Justice Program (2201A)
Grants Mailing List
Ariel Rios Building
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20460

For more information on the EJ CPS Cooperative Agreement Program »

If you wish to receive additional information about environmental justice funding opportunities in New England, contact Amy Braz (braz.amy@epa.gov or (617) 918-1326).

Environmental Justice Small Grants Recipients

Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem Solving Cooperative Agreement Recipients

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