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Research Grants

Safer Chemicals Research Grants

Safer ChemicalsEPA funds safer chemical research grants supporting the development of innovative science to support safer, more sustainable use of chemicals in consumer products and chemicals used for other purposes such as pesticides. Using safer, more sustainable chemicals will help to better protect human and environmental health, including sensitive populations like children, elderly and endangered species.

Sustainability Research Funding Opportunities:

The following Request for Applications (RFA) is currently open.

All forms necessary for completing an application are referenced in the RFA and available to download online. Funding Opportunities: How to Apply and Required Forms

Recent Safer Chemicals Research Grants:

These safer chemicals research grants are currently open or have been awarded within the past ten years.

For a complete listing of EPA Safer Chemicals Research Grants: Safer Chemicals Research Projects.


Stay Current on Research Funding Opportunities & Events

Sign up for EPA’s National Center for Environmental Research listserv to receive announcements on new funding opportunities, upcoming research meetings and webinars, and special announcements. Research Grants Listserv