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FY 2007
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Stoddard County Development Foundation Gary Capps
Penermon, MO
Ph: 573-568-4400
Email: idasc@sbcglobal.net
$50,000

The Project is to present meaningful health and environmental education programs to the residents of the Village, bringing a realistic awareness of their current health and environmental challenges. In addition we will strive to make significant improvements to their community well- being, promoting a healthier, and more sustainable and interdependent community. The citizenry will be able to make well-informed decisions regarding the benefits of clean water, solid waste management and control of vermin. #98784401
Black Health Care Coalition Rev. Shaun Hayes
6536 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64131
Ph: (816) 444-9600
Fax: (816) 444-9668
Email: shayesbhcc@sbcglobal.net
$50,000 The overall purpose of the proposed project of the Black Health Care Coalition (BHCC) is to provide a community based approach to educating high risk communities about potential environmental health hazards for children. One focus of health education will address child exposure to lead. The second population to be targeted is families of children who have asthma. BHCC plans to conducted outreach and education events where free lead screening will be available and also identify those who need additional services and refer them accordingly. These events will teach residents the importance of a healthy and clean home in relation to lead poisoning and asthma as well. #98784501-0
Area Resources for Community & Human Services (ARCHS), CPS Mike Nelson
539 N. Grand Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103
Ph: (314) 534-0022
nelsonm@stlarchs.org
$100,000 SLACAT will focus on safe ways to dispose of household/small-business waste such as paint, batteries and cleaning products to reduce risk of exposure from to poor air/water quality, lead and indoor mold issues. SLACAT plans to collect three tons of household hazardous waste over a three-year period. This initiative will host a series of community Detox Your Domicile and Tox-Away Day training events and create a multimedia toolbox to educate residents and small-business owners about the dangers of improper waste disposal.
FY 2005
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
El Centro, Inc. Mary Beth Gentry
650 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
Ph: 913-744-9139
Fax: 913-647-1701
marybethgentry@yahoo.com
$25,000 "Youth Advocates for a Healthy Community" - Will develop a middle school/high school youth advocacy & marketing effort to increase awareness of childhood lead poisoning & increase prevention. #98765301-0
Mid-America Regional Council Community Services Corporation James M. Joerke
600 Broadway, Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64105
Ph: 816-474-4240
Fax: 816-421-7758
jjoerke@marc.org
$25,000 "Urban Air Pollution Inequities"
- Characterize the spatial concentrations of ground level ozone and evaluate the degree of differential exposure among urban and suburban communities.
#98769001-0
Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council Margaret J. May
3210 Michigan
Kansas City, MO 64109
Ph: 816-921-6611
Fax: 816-921-6522
mmay@incthrives.org
$25,000 "The Ivanhoe Reduction in Hazardous Waste/Toxic Substances Project" - Provide outdoor trash containers, dumpsters, tire pickups, and organized block clean ups through partnerships to reduce the amount of hazardous waste/toxic substances. #98765401-0
Howardville Community Betterment Vannessa L. Frazier
Use this address for official business
P.O. Box 435, Lilbourn,
Howardville, MO 63869
Ph: 573-472-4949
Fax: 573-472-4955
frazier@mbrcinc.org
$25,000 Develop and carry out a safe drinking water campaign in the community by addressing the causes and effects of respiratory (asthma) related illnesses through home surveys and demonstrations to aid in prevention and control of air pollution. #EQ98765601
Sisters Together, Inc.
Omaha Chapter
Mary Hill, Director
3040 Lake Street
Omaha, NE 68111
Ph: 402-451-0255
mmaryhillsistog@aol.com
$25,000 "Take it to the Street" - In collaboration with the Urban League of Nebraska and other grass root communities, this will address Clean Air Act and Toxic Substance Act education areas due to the high incidence of lead poisoning and asthma in the eastern portion of Omaha. #EQ98765501
FY 2004
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Bridging the Gap, Inc. Julie Macaulay
Andrea Babbit
435 Westport Rd., Suite 23
Kansas City, MO 64111
Ph: 816-561-1061 X117
Email: andrea@bridgingthegap.org
$24,910 "Take it Back" Environmental Hazards Research Research components that affect the environmental harms and risks associated with cleanliness, health, and safety of a neighborhood then create a toolkit for the neighborhood to use. *Participated in 2005 and 2006 EJ Small Grants Workshop *Site-visit and neighborhood tour conducted 7/14/05.
OFFICIALLY CLOSED 12/29/2005
#98753101-0
Chicano Awareness Center Rebecca Valdez
4821 S. 24th Street
Omaha, NE 68107
Ph: 402-733-2720
$24,973 "Our Children and Lead" or "Nuestros Niños y el Plomo"
Complete a community research assessment to gather data on knowledge and awareness of multiple sources, risk factors, and prevention strategies of lead poisoning.
#98752901-0
FY 2003
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Friends of the Kaw, Inc. Laura Calwell, Riverkeeper
PO Box 708
Lawrence, KS 66044
Ph: 785-832-3030 (Molly)
913-963-3460 (Laura)
riverkeeper@kansasriver.com
$15,000 Contaminated fish consumption by unknown EJ populations/ Public education on water Quality in the Kansas River and identification of populations eating bad fish to lower risks
Funded in March 2004
Extension thru 7/1/05
*Participated in 2005 EJ Small Grants Workshop
*Site-visit and project area tour conducted 7/15/05.
Closed-out: 8/12/05
#98731601-0
Central Nebraska Community Services, Inc. Trine McBride
Community Economic Development Director
626 N. Street
Loup City, NE 68853
PO Box 509
Ph: 308-745-0780
$14,649 Radon and coliform in water/conduct well water testing and radon remediation

Funded in March 2004
#98731501-0
Area Resources for Community and Human Services (ARCHS) Serena Muhammad
4236 Lindell Blvd., Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63108
Ph: 314-534-0022
$15,000 Lack of decision-making in terms of recycling and waste reduction/ neighborhood pollution prevention projects (known as CATEE - Community Access to Environmental Education) through public awareness campaign on recycling and air and water quality.

*Also has a grant with Environmental Education.
#98731701-0
Lead Safe Omaha Coalition Cheryl Weston
2505 North 24th St. #223
Omaha, Nebraska 68110-2279
Ph: 402-451-3730
$19,957

SUPR/EJ
Lead poisoning and other environmental hazards/ provide outreach activities, awareness and information to communities #98717701-0
Madison County Health Department Rebecca L. Hunt
806 West College St.
Fredericktown, MO 63645
Ph: 573-783-2747
$20,000 Lower cost housing near old lead mining sites/ Continue Madison County Environmental Roundtable to educate and communicate with local community.

SITE VISIT on September 9, 2003, to attend first Madison County Roundtable.

Site Visit on August 24, 2004, to have post award monitoring evaluation.
#98731401-0
FY 2002
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Boat People SOS, Inc. Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang
6400 Arlington Blvd.,
Suite 640
Falls Church, VA 22042-2336
Ph: 703-538-2190
Email: thanh.dang@bpsos.org

St. Louis Branch Office
Mary Thanh Dang
3456 B Gravois
St. Louis, MO 63118
Ph: 314-772-0454
Fax: 314-783-0454
Email: stlouis@bpsos.org
$15,000

EJ SMG
This is a Lead and Carbon monoxide project that will identify EJ problems and solutions to enhance Vietnamese communities' understanding of environmental and public health information systems

SITE VISIT: 3-17-03
EPA Brown Bag on 5-8-03
CLOSED:
#EQ98717001
Clinton County Health Department Linda Johnson (now w/ Children's Mercy)
106 Bush Street
Plattsburg, MO
Ph: 816-539-2144
$15,000

EJ SMG
Educational project regarding groundwater contamination resulting from solid waste disposal on farmland

SITE VISIT: 7-10-03

Closed:
#EQ98717101
Douglas County Health Dept. Chris Bender/Sandra Pueppke
603 NW 12th Ave.
P.O. Box 940
Ava, MO 65608
Ph: 417-683-4174
$14,990

SUPR
Increase communication and coordination in community about environmental issues related to Superfund sites

SITE VISIT: 8-22-03
Closed:
#EQ98722701
Harvest America Corp. Dr. Al Kayhill
14th & Metropolitan
Kansas City, KS
Ph: 913-342-2121
Fax: 913-342-2861
$30,000

RGI/EPP
Migrant farmworkers initiative: Informing People on Pesticides (IPOP) Project to educate and inform migrant farmworkers in SW Kansas on pesticide safety and pesticide exposure risks.  The IPOP Project will identify low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families in Kansas, and raise their awareness of pesticide safety and pesticide exposure risks through educational workshops.

SITE VISIT: 9-02-03
CLOSED: 2004
#MM98719001
Indian Health Services (IHS) Kurt Bossert, Director of Facilities
Aberdeen Office of Environmental Health (OEH)
Federal Building
115 4th Avenue S.E.
Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401
Ph: (605)-226-7451
$18,000 This project will consist of providing solid waste, drinking water, and waste water operator certification training for Tribal environmental staff.
Lincoln University Dr. Marjorie Campbell
Lincoln University
904 Chestnut St.
Rm. 107 Foster Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65102
$50,000

RGI/EPP
EJ Resource Center: Initiative to provide technical assistance in the area of compliance assistance and other environmental issues to communities located in low-income / minority areas of the Bootheel of Missouri.  The communities targeted for technical assistance are small agricultural communities who have expressed concerns about the impact of agricultural practices on their health, particularly in terms of asthma, water quality, and cancer occurrences. #98724201-0
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Jerry Henscheid
P.O. Box 368
100 Main Street
Macy, NE 68039
Ph: 402-837-5291
$14,868

Tribal
This project will focus on support of the Tribal Recycling Program as part of the comprehensive solid waste management plan. The project will include staff training, ensuring markets for collected materials, and general administrative development of the program.
Ozark Mountain Center for Environmental Education  Becky Horton
HC7 Box 333
Doniphan, MO 63935
Ph: 870-257-9998
Email: cen10222@centurytel.net
$20,000 Educate communities whose water, air, land and health are impacted through lead mining and milling/smelting processes

VISIT by grantee to Regional Office: 8-15-03

Closed in Feb. 04
#EQ98717601
Sac and Fox Nation of MO in KS and NE Gina Kneib - now at EPA
305 North Main
Reserve, KS 66434
Ph: 785-742-7471
Fax: 785-742-2180
E-mail: sacepa@jbtelco.com
$10,000

Tribal

This project is a waste water compliance project under which there will be a demonstration of the use of a wetland to comply with regulatory requirements.

Note: Project didn't begin until 3-1-04 and is due 2-28-05 according to Emajo on 4-1-04
Sunflower Community Action, Inc. Laura Dungan
1540 N. Broadway, Suite 103
Wichita, KS 67241
Ph: 316-264-9972
$15,000

EJ SMG

Will fight illegal dumping of trash and hazardous materials in neighborhoods by empowering low income people through information analysis (i.e. workshops)

SITE VISIT: 7-26-03

Closed:

#EQ98717301
University of Kansas Center for Research Dorothy Daley
2385 Irving Road
Lawrence, KS 66045-7563
Ph: 785-864-9030
$20,000

SUPR

Analyze impact of Community Advisory Groups (CAGS) at Superfund site to examine levels of satisfaction between communities with CAGS and without

 SITE VISIT: 7-8-03
Extension til May 14, 2004
2nd Extension until Nov. 14, 2004
Closed in March 2005

#EQ98722601
FY 2001
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Associated Youth Services Dennis Vanderpool
Post Office Box 6145
Kansas City, KS 66106
Ph: 913-831-2820
Fax: 913-831-0262
$15,000 This project will use John Garland Park, a former landfill designated as a park, to build a Heartland Greenhouse. The Greenhouse will demonstrate sustainable and environmentally safe design by improving the methane gas control system and reducing the leachate at John Garland Park.

Numerous community meetings attended by EPA staff throughout the duration of the project

#EQ98703701
Barton County Health Department  Gary Hastings
1301 East 12th Street
Lamar, MO 64759
Ph: 417-682-3363
Fax:417-682-5548
$14,298 This project consists of an educational program to address lead poisoning in low-income families (with small children), landlords, realtors, renovation contractors, and master gardeners. 

CLOSED

#EQ98703501
Heart of America
Family Services
Lynnette Poolman
(now - Home Front) - 8-04
626 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
Ph: 913-342-1110 ext. 103
Fax: 913-342-3632
$14,825 This train-the-trainer project will provide environmental training programs for minority and low-income residents of Wyandotte County to ensure fair treatment and equal access to information about the impact of environmental toxins on brain development in children.

 SITE VISIT: 7-19-02

#EQ98703401
Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement
Felipe Gallardo
2005 Forest Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Ph: 515-255-0800
Fax: 515-255-1314
$15,000 This project will identify and research sources of pollution that potentially threaten the health and quality of life of local residents, and involve area residents in addressing the pollution. The project will also enhance the understanding of environmental and public health information systems by educating residents about the policies and government departments that deal with environmental concerns. #EQ98703301
Junior College District of the Mineral Area, MO
Gil Kennon/Dean Merrill Doss (573-518-2218)
Post Office Box 1000
Park Hill, MO 63601
Ph: 573-518-2127
Fax: 573-518-2292
$12,300 This project will address the need for the operation of the Madison County Environmental Roundtable that functions as a public policy group dedicated to education, open communication, and community problem solving. 

CLOSED 

#EQ98704301
Metropolitan Energy Center 
Robert H. Housh
3808 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64109
Ph: 816-531-7283
Fax: 816-531-4846
Email: housh@kcenergy.org
$14,954

This project will improve the quality of life for low-income residents living in energy inefficient homes within the Kansas City urban core area by educating residents about residential energy efficiency management and improvement techniques. 

SITE VISIT: 7-26-02

#EQ98703901
Operation SafeStreet
Velma A. Bell
City Hall - Suite 422
1200 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Ph: 314-622-3444
Fax: 314-622-3450
$15,000 This project focuses on broadening the communities' focus to work on ways to fully integrate environmental justice issues in environmental planning solutions. 

Extension request on 3-27-03CLOSED SITE VISIT: 7-24-02

St. Louis Medical Waste Incinerator Group (MWIG)
Edy Y. Kim
2717 Ann Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104-2223
Ph: 314-533-6939
Fax: 314-362-8987
$14,500

This project is targeted to reach residents living near the medical waste incinerator. This project will train a core of neighborhood outreach leaders in the fields of science and laws of medical incineration, environmental networking, and grassroots organizing. 

#EQ98704001
Sunflower Community Action
Laura Dungan
1540 Broadway, #103
Wichita, KS 67214
Ph: 316-264-9972
Fax: 316-267-3580
$$15,000

This project is aimed at low-income neighborhoods in Wichita containing poorly maintained, pre-1950 housing. Neighborhood leaders will be trained by public health officials to inform their neighbors about the dangers of lead and indoor air quality.

  SITE VISIT: 5-13-02

#EQ98704101

City of Waterloo, Iowa 
Waterloo Planning, Programming and Zoning Commission
Melissa Edsill
715 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Ph: 319-291-4366
Fax: 319-291-4262
$20,000

This project will study the drinking water in the city of Waterloo's Cedar Valley Aquifer. This study will include the effects of the proximity of rail lines and maintenance facilities operating near the Waterloo Water Works to the future quality of the drinking water for the area.

Closed on May 14, 2003. 

FY 2000
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant I.D. #
Children's Mercy Hospital Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Gabriella Kusko
2401 Gillham Rd.
Kansas City, KS 64108
Ph: 816-234-3879
$14, 994 Home Evaluation program for the prevention of Asthma and Allergies. #997929
D.R.E.A.M. Center Partners Helen J. Nelson
5541 Forest Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64110
Ph: 816-444-8080
$15,000 Neighborhood Environmental and Economic Justice Program. The purpose of this project is to educate and empower adult basic education students and neighborhood residents regarding environmental and economic issues in which they participate either as consumers or contributors or perhaps both. #997935
Hodgeman County Health Dept.
Email: hchd@pld.com
Karen Haug
Courthouse, 500 Main,
P.O. Box 86
Jetmore, KS 67854
Ph: 316-357-8736
$2,500 Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention. #997905
Joint City - Cowley County Board of Health
Email: cchd@hit.net
Robert J. Carson
320 E. 9th, Suite B
Winfield, KS 67156
Ph: 316-221-1430
$15,000 South Central Kansas Regional Lead Poisoning Prevention Project - A coalition of three rural county health departments. #997908
Mni Sose Intertribal Water Rights Coalition
Elwood Corbine
PO Box 2890
514 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57709
Ph: 605-343-6054
$15,000 The purpose of this project is to identify tribal sovereign issues and judiciary structures necessary to improve the communication and coordination between the tribal judiciary and environmental departments to initiate the development of an environmental judicial infrastructure to address internal and external water pollution and solid waste issues in Indian Country. #997866
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Irma Grant
PO Box 368
Macy, NE 68039
Ph: 402-837-5291
$15,000 Environmental Justice Grant: Household Hazardous Waste Training Initiative on the Omaha Tribal Reservation. #997938
Shawnee County Health Agency Lucinda Noches Talbert
1615 S.W. 8th St.
Topeka, KS 66606
Ph: 785-368-2138
$15,000 Shawnee County Lead Risk Assessment Program. #997907
Sunflower Community Action, Inc. Laura Dungan
1540 N. Broadway,
Suite 103
Wichita, KS 67214
Ph: 316-264-9972
$14,800 Project to prevent lead poisoning and asthma. The project also aims to raise lead and indoor air quality awareness. #997936
Unified Government of Wyandotte County / KCK Joseph M. Conner
619 Ann Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101
Ph: 913-573-7932
$15,000 The goal of this project is: To reduce the risk of contamination and illness associated with household hazardous products, as well as mold and mildew to infants and children in child care facilities. #997937
Washington County C2000 Partnership Belinda Harris
108 Frizzel, Suite One
Potosi, MO 63664
pH: 319-754-5774, ext. 222
$14,932 Plasma Arc Technology: An alternative to traditional landfills. #997906
Wyman Center, Inc. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Bridget D. Lenherdt
600 Kiwanis Dr.
Eureka, St. Louis County, MO 63025
Ph: 636-938-5245, ext. 235
$14,227 The Wyman Center's Field Science Academy is a learning experience for up to 100 at-risk students and teachers/influential adults at Senn-Thomas Middle School in Herculaneum, MO, who will participate in an environmental education program. #997930
FY 1999
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Dallas County Public Health Nursing Terry Brooks
2423 Willis Avenue
Perry, IA 50220
Ph: 515-993-5803
$15,000 The purpose of the Dallas County Public Health project is to screen and test minority and low income children 1-5 years of age in the county at high lead risk. #997487
Wyman Center, Inc. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Bridget D. Lenhardt
600 Kiwanis Drive
Eureka, MO 63025
Ph: 314-938-5245
$15,000 The Wyman Center project is a community-based Field Science Academy addressing clean water and solid waste as they relate to the environment locally, regionally, and globally. #997728
Bridging the Gap, Inc. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Mark Carr
435 Westport Road
PO Box 10220
Kansas City, MO 64171
Ph: 816-561-1087
$12,500 The Bridging the Gap project, called the Metropolitan Environmental Youth Academy, will place 10 adolescent low income youth in an intense weekend training retreat to provide educational environmental training. #997727
Operation Safestreet Velma Bell
City Hall, Suite 422
122 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
Ph: 314-622-3444
$15,000 This project proposes to educate and train Team Sweep youth volunteers on how they can use recycling as a viable alternative to solid waste removal. #97756
Metropolitan Energy Center Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Kenneth Watt
3808 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64109
Ph: 816-531-7283
$15,000 The project proposes to develop a tool kit that neighborhoods can use to develop their own environmental justice efforts through a community based approach. #997729
Junior College District of the Mineral Area, MO Shawn Grindstaff
PO Box 1000
Park Hills, MO 63601
Ph: 573-518-2153
$20,000 The project proposes to address the environmental justice issues related to disadvantaged citizens near the closed mines of the area. #997732
FY 1998
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
American Youth Foundation Bruce Bailey
1315 Ann Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63104
Ph: 314-772-9002
$19,870 Neighborhood Household Hazardous Waste Survey and Information Campaign. #997648
Barton County Environmental
Health Services
Linda Talbert
1301 East 12th St.
Lamar, MO 64759
Ph: 417-682-3363
$19,980 Perform sewage surveys - conduct lead and indoor air investigations. #97645
Great Rivers Alliance of Natural Resource Districts Barry A. Hamilton
1847 Dunn Road
Florissant, MO 63033
Ph: 314-830-3790
$20,000 North Lilbourn Community Recycling Project. #997640
Iowa State University Agricultural & Bio-Systems Engineering Udoyara Sunday Tim
213 Beardshear
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Ph: 515-294-0466
$19,987 Race, Class, Health Risks & Environmental Equity: A research, education, and outreach project. #997644
LeadBusters, Inc. Cindy Singer
PO Box 3098
Kansas City, MO 66103
Ph: 913-338-4628
$20,000 Lead-Safe K.C. #997642
Metropolitan Energy Center Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Robert Housh
3808 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64109
Ph: 816-531-7283
$20,000 Rosedale Community Partnership. #997646
Nebraska State Recycling Assn. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Kay Stevens
1941 South 42nd St., #512
Omaha, NE 68105
Ph: 401-444-4188
$19,945 Community Based Master Planning. #997647
St. Louis University Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer David A. Sterling
3663 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Ph: 314-977-8123
$20,000 Assessing waste water options for small communities: A Train-the-Trainer Program. #997463
St. Louis University Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Fernando Serrano
3663 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Ph: 314-977-8137
$20,000 Raising awareness on environmental hazards at home in immigrant communities in St. Louis. #997635
Siouxland District Health Dept. Stephan B. Quirk
205 Fifth St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Ph: 712-279-6119
$20,000 Working against toxic carbon monoxide for Hispanics (WATCH). #997649
FY 1997
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Midwest Assistance Program Kenneth Bruzelius
PO Box 81
New Prague, MN 56071
Ph: 612-758-4334
$20,000 Non-Profit project in Toronto, IA. #997484
Siouxland District Health Dept. Stephan B. Quirk
205 Fifth St.
Sioux City, IA 51101
Ph: 712-279-6119
$20,000 Working against toxic carbon monoxide for Hispanics (WATCH). #997481
American Lung Association of Eastern Missouri Marc Bishop
1118 Hampton Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139
Ph: 314-645-5505
$20,000 Automotive Industry Outreach Program. #997489
Indian Center Inc. Jackie Jackson,
Keith Taylor
1100 Military Rd.
Lincoln, NE 68508
Ph: 402-438-5231
$20,000 Native American lead action awareness project. #997483
Nebraska State Recycling Assn. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Kay Stevens
1941 South 42nd St., #512
Omaha, NE 68105
Ph: 401-444-4188
$19,945 Community outreach implementation project. #997647
NE Dept. of Heath & Human Services, Regulation & Licenser Molly Goedeker
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 95007
Lincoln, NE 68509
Ph: 402-471-8320
$19,996 Childhood lead poisoning prevention and indoor air quality programs; Partnership on education of minority and low-income populations in Nebraska. #997492
Dallas County Environmental Health Department Terry Brooks
801 Court
Adel, IA 50003
$20,000 Dallas County environmental justice risk reduction program. #997487
Northeast Missouri Community Action Agency Janet Hartsfield
PO Box 966
1011 S. Jamison
Kirksville, MO 63501
Ph: 816-665-9855
$16,000 Sewer system inflow project. #997519
Wyandotte County Health Dept. Lemuel E. Wynn
619 Ann Ave.
Kansas City, KS 66101
$19,916.40 Project Protect: A community-based education program to prevent childhood lead poisoning. #997490
LeadBusters, Inc. Dianna Havner Brynard
Breidenthal Bldg.
2002 W. 39th St.
Kansas City, KS 66160
$20,000 Lead Safe K.C. - Education and Training in support of prevention of childhood lead poisoning. #997486
Iowa State University Udoyara Sunday Tim
213 Beardshear
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Ph: 515-294-0466
$20,000 Race, Class, Health Risks & Environmental Equity: A Spatio-temporal analysis of environmental equity in Iowa using GIS. #997491
Black Hawk County Health Dept. J. Mark Linda
1407 Independence Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50703
$19,979 A collaborative environmental / public health assessment utilizing GIS Technology. #997488
St. Louis University Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer Greg Evans
3663 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Ph: 314-977-8133
$16,000 Project Protect: A community-based eduction program to prevent childhood lead poisoning. #997485
FY 1996
Grant Project Award
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Black Hawk County Health Dept.
1407 Independence Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50703
$7,500 Form specific teams of community citizens an public agency representatives to conduct comprehensive environmental assessments. #997282
LeadBusters, Inc.
2002 West 39th St.
Kansas City, KS 66160
$20,000 Environmental awareness campaign to address lead contamination and lead poisoning in the K.C. metro area. #997283
Bridging the Gap, Inc. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
PO Box 10220
Kansas City, MO 64171
$20,000 Assist the Housing Authority of K.C. in the development of an environmental policy that will be incorporated into its renovation and modernization master plan. #997284
Family Care Health Centers
6827 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63111
$20,000 Provide lead risk reduction education and monitoring follow-up with primary care providers. #997285
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
2000 Hampton Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63139
$19,960 Promote community understanding and awareness of pollution and environmental justice issues; encourage problem-solving; and empower residents to make informed decisions about protecting themselves and their community. #997286
Wesley House Assn.
4507 Lee
St. Louis, MO 63115
$20,000 Continue its environmental justice project and will establish and involve the Environmental Youth Corps in community projects that will focus on environmental justice issues. #997287
Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
PO Box 368
Macy, NE 68039
$20,000 Build on past work and continue work with the Tribal Environmental Protection Department in the development of its solid waste management capabilities. #997303
FY 1995
Grant Project Award
Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
Black Hawk County Health Dept.
1407 Independence Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50703
$20,000 Raise level of environmental awareness in disproportionately affected areas through one-on-one educational contact and active group education and information sharing. #997171
Friends University
2100 University
Wichita, KS 67203
$19,719 Form Citizens Environmental Academy to provide individuals in targeted communities with the opportunity to access environmental information and develop environmental research of interest and concern to them. #997186
Haskell Indian Nations University Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
155 Indian Ave.
Lawrence, KS
$20,000 Coordinate technical support for the Indian Nations in northeast Kansas with supervised Native American students at Haskell. #997185
Haskell Indian Nations University Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
155 Indian Ave.
Lawrence, KS
$20,000 Establish an awareness by Native American stakeholders concerning empowerment when dealing with environmental justice issues. #997178
Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas
PO Box 271
Horton, KS 66439-0271
$20,000 Establish a "Whispers from the Earth" community organization to enhance, promote, and provide environmental education and information on concerns affecting the environment. #997170
Prairie Band of Potawatomi Indian Nation
14880 K. Road
Mayetta, KS 66509
$17,047 Help increase awareness among tribal members and initiate activities to address the concern of open, abandoned wells and their impact on groundwater quality. #997175
National Hispanic Council on Aging of Wichita
841 West 21st. Street
Wichita, KS 67203
$19,982 Fund Proyecto Seguridad: An Environmental Project which is an intergenerational environmental awareness program. #997179
American Lung Assn. of Eastern Missouri
1118 Hampton
St. Louis, MO 63139
$8,500 Organize at-risk teens to create an indoor air quality informational campaign for an inner-city community in St. Louis. #997172
Greater St. Louis Lead Poisoning
PO Box 63263
St. Louis, MO 63163
$20,000 Solicit participation of local stakeholder groups in an open forum that will update all parties on the existence and status of any local lead poisoning prevention, education, or abatement activities. #997177
LeadBusters, Inc.
2002 West 39th Street
Kansas City, KS 66160
$20,000 Environmental awareness campaign to address lead contamination and lead poisoning in the K.C. Metro area. #997174
The Curators of the University of Missouri at Columbia
310 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
$17,445 Assist low income and people of color neighborhoods in Columbia in understanding the ecological and social values associated with the Bear Creek portion of the Columbia Greenway. #997183
Higbee Community Betterment Assn.
Rt. 1, Box C18
Higbee, MO 65257
$12,050 Sponsor the Clean Air and Clean Water project which will improve communication and awareness among Highboy area residents about the air and water in their community. #997180
FY 1994
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Contact Information Funding Project Description Grant ID #
American Lung Assn. of Eastern Missouri
1118 Hampton
St. Louis, MO 63139
$5,000 Provide a school-based asthma health education program, Open Airways for Schools, for inner-city children in grades 3-5. #997056
Community Development Corp.
2420 E. Linwood
Kansas City, MO 64109
$10,000 Identify environmental issues and provide training and education enabling residents of this low income community to design methodologies for correction of the problems. #997055
Missouri ACORN
424 Manchester
St. Louis, MO 63110
$6,665 Organize low income people to fight for and win lead abatement and to increase their awareness of lead dangers. #997058
Greater St. Louis Lead Poisoning
PO Box 63263
St. Louis, MO 63163
$8,835 Design and market a single, comprehensive resource guide to be used in the primary prevention of lead poisoning. #997054
Urban League of Greater KC Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
1710 Paseo
Kansas City, MO 64108
$9,500 Educate low income communities on the use, management, proper handling, and disposal of household hazardous wastes. #997040
Westside Housing Organization
919 West 24th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
$10,000 Initiate an environmental awareness campaign to reach a wide spectrum of individuals and organizations with information and training on childhood lead poisoning issues. #997053

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