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STATE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT PROGRAM (SEJCA) / COVID-19 PROJECTS - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberEPA-OP-OEJ-20-02
Opportunity TitleSTATE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT PROGRAM (SEJCA) / COVID-19 PROJECTS
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Post DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateJune 30, 2020 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUp to $200,000 (total funding : $1,000,000)

Funding Detail Description

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to improve the environment and public health conditions of low-income and minority communities. EPA also continues to make effective responses to COVID-19 issues a top priority. As part of these efforts, this notice announces EPA re-opening the State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement Program (SEJCA) and the availability of funds for US States, Territories, Tribal Governments, and local governments to propose projects focusing on COVID-19 and other areas as identified in Section I. The SEJCA program provides funding to eligible entities to work collaboratively with underserved communities to understand, promote and integrate approaches to provide meaningful and measurable improvements to public health and/or the environment in those communities. For purposes of this announcement, the term “underserved community” refers to a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameEnvironmental Protection Agency
Important Dates
Post DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateJune 30, 2020 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Archive DateJuly 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Awards Detail
Award Ceiling$200,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$1,000,000
Expected Number Of Awards5
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationSTATE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT PROGRAM (SEJCA) / COVID-19 PROJECTS
Additional Information URLwww.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/state-environmental-justice-cooperative-agreement-program#tab-2

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 66.312

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Environment

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • Please see Section III of the announcement for eligibility information

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactJacob Burney, 202-564-2907
EmailBurney.Jacob@epa.gov
(Jacob Burney)