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EPA Grants

Grants for your Region: Information that is specific to EPA Region 2

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Current Regional Grant Opportunities

FY’2018 EPA Region 2 Sustainable Materials Management Grants

RFA# EPA-SMMS-02-1  Open Date: February 9, 2018   Closing Date:  March 30, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 2 Sustainable Materials Management Section is announcing the availability of funds for program support.  Applicants may submit one or more proposals and each may address one or both of the following:

  1. Sustainable Food Management or
  2. Sustainable Packaging

Sustainable Materials Management grants support waste minimization goals in Region 2. 


Puerto Rico Youth in the Environment RFA 2018

RFA-EPA-R2-CWD-FO-001 Open Date: April 11, 2018   Closing Date:  May 25, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 2 Clean Water Division, Watershed Management Branch is announcing the availability of funds for program support the youth and the environment program in Puerto Rico.  Applicants may submit applications addressing one or both of the following:

1) Vieques Bioluminescent Mosquito Bay; and

2) San Juan Bay Estuary Watershed.

Eligible projects must involve training, studies and/or demonstrations relating to the reduction of the sedimentation load; elimination of water pollution; and waste minimization goals in Region 2.

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Supplemental Regional Information

EPA Region 2 FY 18 Application Deadlines and Resources

Region 2 Applicants applying to non-competitive programs will find current information on applying for assistance agreements this fiscal year in the attachments below; including application deadlines, grants.gov instructions, as well as, new requirements and reminders effecting submissions. Please contact the Region 2 Grants and Audit Management Branch with any questions.

EPA Region 2 Additional Guidance Information

EPA Region 2’s dedicated email in-box may also be used for receiving original pdf copies of grant forms and documents. The email in-box address is Region2_GrantApplicationBox@epa.gov and we will accept signed pdf copies (documents submitted in other file formats will not be accepted) of the following documents through this box:

  • Financial assistance applications for grants and cooperative agreements that are not otherwise required to be submitted through Grants.gov, including all required forms, assurances and certifications. Only scanned pdf documents with signatures will be accepted as valid applications.
  • Requests for award amendments, including requests to rebudget funds and to extend the budget and/or project periods of the award;
  • Indirect Cost Rate agreements and proposals;
  • Courtesy copies of Federal Financial Reports (FFRs; Standard Form 425s) that you submit to the EPA Las Vegas Finance Center;
  • EPA Form 5700-52A, “MBE/WBE Utilization Under Federal Grants, Cooperative Agreements and Interagency Agreements.” Only scanned pdf documents with signatures prepared on the current form will be accepted as valid reports. Documents submitted in other file formats or on expired forms will not be accepted as valid reports. A blank copy of the current Form 5700-52A is available on the EPA Grants site.  See: Form 5700-52A, Minority Business Enterprise/Woman Business Enterprise Utilization Under Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements.
  • Updates to recipient information, including email addresses, changes in contact information or changes in authorized representatives.

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Grants Contacts


Main Office Number

  • 212-637-3402
Contact Title Email Phone
Region 2 Grants Management Branch Chief and Assistant Grants Management Official
Rudnell O'Neal Branch Chief & Grants Management Officer (oneal.rudnell@epa.gov) 212-637-3427
Stephanie Montrallo Associate Grants Management Officer (montrallo.stephanie@epa.gov) 212-637-3386

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Region 2 Grant & Audit Management Branch Contacts
Grant Specialist Email Phone Assigned Programs
Janeime Castro (castro.janeime@epa.gov) 212-637-3573

Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Cooperative Agreements
Beach Monitoring & Notification Program Developments Grants
State Clean Diesel Grant program
Long Island Sound Program
Pollution Prevention Incentives States
Source Reduction Assistance

Maria Flores (flores.maria@epa.gov) 212-637-3407 Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Cooperative Agreements
National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program
NJ DWSRF
Great Lakes National Program Grants
Water Pollution Control State and Interstate Program Support (Section 106)
Particulate Matter 2.5 Monitoring Network
Urban Waters
Surveys-Studies and Investigations Grants and Cooperative Agreements-Section 104(b)(3) of the Clean Water Act
Surveys-Studies-Investigations-Demonstrations and Special Purpose Activities relating to the Clean Air Act
Water Infrastructure Grants as Authorized by EPA Appropriations
Yvette Marcardona (marcardona.yvette@epa.gov) 212-637-3409 Clean Water/Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) Programs (NJ, NY, PR and VI)
Superfund Cooperative Agreements (NJ/NY CAG)
Congressional Earmarks/Indian Set Aside Programs
FAIR ACT Inventory
Stephanie Montrallo (montrallo.stephanie@epa.gov) 212-637-3386 State Revolving Fund (SRF)
Performance Partnership Grants (PPG)
Water Quality Management 604(b)
Lake Champlain Management
Urban Waters
John Ciorciari (ciorciari.john@epa.gov) 212-637-3417 Congressional Earmarks
Environmental Education
Job Training
Superfund and Brownfields Response Program
Toxic Substances Compliance Monitoring
State Indoor Air Radon
Brownfields Training, and Technical Research
Regina Auletta (auletta.regina@epa.gov) 212-637-3913 Leaking Underground Storage Tanks
Brownfields Assessment & Cleanup
Cynthia Pabon (pabon.cynthia@epa.gov) 212-637-3405 Performance Partnership Grants
General Assistance Program
Pesticides Enforcement Program
Pesticides Implementation Program
State Lead Program
Public Water System Supervision
Support Agency Assistance
Public Water Systems Direct Implementation
Superfund Core Program
Arlene Chin (chin.arlene@epa.gov) 212-637-3408 Superfund Technical Assistance Grants (TAG)
Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup
Hazardous Waste Management State Program
Hazardous Waste Management Program for Tribes
Environmental Justice Small Grants
Citizen Science
Michele Junker (junker.michele@epa.gov) 212-637-3418 Air Pollution Control Program Support
Environmental Finance Center Grants
National Estuary Program
Regional Wetland Program Development Grants
Brownfields Assessment and Cleanup Cooperative Agreements
Indian Environmental Grants Assistance Program (GAP)
John Svec (svec.john@epa.gov) 212-637-3699 Environmental Justice
Environmental Education
Special Appropriation Act Water Earmarks
Discretionary Grants

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Region 2: Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight tribal nations