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FY 2012 Tribal Pesticide Special Projects

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Request for Proposals and Grants.gov instructions (PDF) (24pp, 258K) Feburary 2012


Amy Mysz (mysz.amy@epa.gov) 312-886-0224

FY 2012 Tribal Pesticide Special Projects Request for Proposals and Grants.gov instructions (PDF) (24pp, 258K) Feburary 2012

Executive Summary

The EPA Region 5, Pesticides Program Section, is soliciting pesticide special project proposals from eligible applicants for funding authorized under Section 20 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 7 U.S.C.§136r. In accordance with CFDA Number 66.716 and EPA's Assistance Agreement Competition Policy (EPA Order 5700.5A1), EPA is limiting eligibility in this competition to Federally-recognized Tribes, Tribal Organizations and Intertribal Consortia whose membership is made up exclusively of Federally-recognized Tribes to support pesticide projects in Indian Country.

EPA intends that recipients will use funding provided under this Request for Proposals to help address the specific pesticide related concerns of their communities.The Agency will consider funding a broad range of projects that assess or reduce pesticide exposure risks to human health and the environment in Indian country.

Funding / Award

The expected total amount of funding available for award is approximately $122,000. Maximum award amount per proposal is set at $60,000.EPA Region 5 anticipates awarding 2 to 4 grants and/or cooperative agreements from this announcement, subject to the availability of funds, the quality of proposals received, and other applicable considerations.

Due Dates

The closing time and date for receipt of proposal packages by hard copy or by electronic submission via grants.gov is April 18, 2012, 5:00 PM Central Standard Time (CST). Proposals received after the closing date and time will not be considered for funding.

Submission via e-mail or fax will not be accepted.


Amy Mysz (mysz.amy@epa.gov) 312-886-0224

Contents of Full Text Announcement

  1. Funding Opportunity Description
  2. Award Information
  3. Eligibility Information
  4. Proposal and Submission Information
  5. Proposal Review Information
  6. Award Administration Information
  7. Agency Contact

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