Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
Tribal Resource Conservation Funds
2010 Request for Proposals
Agency Name: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9
Funding Opportunity Name: Tribal Resource Conservation Funds
Announcement Type: Initial Announcement
Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R9-WST7-10-001
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.808
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 9 is soliciting proposals to fund projects that address solid waste reduction and management. Funds will be awarded pursuant to Section 8001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 42 U.S.C. §6981. Funding will be in the form of cooperative agreements and/or grants. Funds will be awarded to applicants carrying out projects that serve the lands in Indian Country belonging to over 140 federally recognized tribes which fall under EPA Region 9's geographic area of Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada. Only Tribes and Tribal Consortia are eligible to submit proposals for the Tribal Resource Conservation Funds announcement.
The aim of this funding is to support innovative ideas with the goal of fostering positive change in reducing solid waste. Projects may include studies, surveys, investigations, demonstrations, training, and public education programs. All demonstration projects must demonstrate applications, technologies, methods, or approaches that are new, innovative, or experimental. A demonstration project that is carried out through a routine or established practice is not eligible for funding. This solicitation and additional EPA Region 9 Solid Waste and Pollution Prevention Program funding information is available on Region 9's Solid Waste grants page
Under this announcement, EPA Region 9 anticipates awarding approximately 3 to 5 cooperative agreements or grants ranging in size from $20,000 to $50,000 totaling approximately $200,000.
No Matching funds are required. However, if an applicant would like to propose voluntary matching funds in their proposal, the applicant may do so, but will be legally obligated to provide the voluntary match if the applicant receives the award (See Section III for further details).
|March 19, 2010||Proposals must be received in hard copy (through the mail or hand delivered) or emailed to EPA's Tribal Resource Conservation Fund team (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5 PM Pacific Standard Time.|
|April 9, 2010||Initial approvals identified and sponsors of projects selected for funding will be requested to submit a formal application package.|
|April 30, 2010||Application and workplan due.|
|September 30, 2010||Awards made no later than this date.|
The above dates (other than the March 19, 2010 submission date) are anticipated dates and may be subject to change.
Contact: Heather White (email@example.com), tel. (415) 972-3384
Contents of Full Text Announcement:
- Funding Opportunity Description
- Award Information
- Eligibility Information
- Proposal and Submission information
- Proposal Review Information
- Award Administration Information
- Agency Contacts
View the full text announcement (PDF) (17 pp, 79K)