December 2004

National Funding Available

EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response has set aside at least $500,000 to fund creative proposals testing innovative approaches to one or more of the following priority areas:

  • Assessing, cleaning up, and restoring contaminated sites to sustainable and beneficial use;
  • Reducing waste, increasing recycling, recovering energy or products from waste, fostering “green” consumer and business decisions, and properly managing waste and petroleum products;
  • Enhancing homeland security related to chemical emergency prevention preparedness and response.

Proposals can be submitted by EPA employees; public authorities (Federal, State, interstate, intrastate, and local); public agencies and institutions; non-profit private organizations, agencies, and institutions; academia; and federally recognized Tribes. A template is available to aid applicants in the development of proposals. Up to $75,000 can be requested per pilot, average funding per pilot is $47,000.

Proposals are due January 14, 2005.

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