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2023-01-31 U.S. Department of Energy Announces the Buildings Upgrade Prize
The Buildings Upgrade Prize (Buildings UP) is offering more than $22 million in cash prizes and technical assistance to teams across America with winning ideas to accelerate widespread, equitable energy efficiency and building electrification upgrades. Local governments, Indian tribes, and other organizations are encouraged to collaborate and apply. Applications support for new and under-resourced teams is available. For more information, attend an informational webinar on Thursday, February 2 at 12 PM ET. Due Date: February 15, March 15, and April 14 2023. [ full text ]

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2023-01-31USDA's Water & Waste Disposal Predevelopment Planning Grants
This program helps eligible low-income communities plan and develop applications for proposed USDA Rural Development water or waste disposal projects. [ full text ]

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2023-01-31USDA's SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households Grant
This program helps very small, financially distressed rural communities with pre-development feasibility studies, design and technical assistance on proposed water and waste disposal projects. Application Deadline: Ongoing [ full text ]

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2023-01-31EPA Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program - $70 million
This grant program provides funding to support government activities that lead to measurable environmental or public health impacts in communities disproportionately burdened by environmental harms. Deadline: April 10, 2023 [ full text ]

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2023-01-31EPA Announces Availability of $50 Million to Support States and Tribes Developing Programs for Carbon Sequestration and Groundwater Protection.
On January 19, the EPA announced the availability of $50 million in grant funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to help states, Tribes and territories develop and implement Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class VI programs. Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, Class VI programs ensure that groundwater resources are protected while supporting geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide (CO2) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change. Apply by March 20, 2023. [ full text ]

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2023-01-25EPA makes available $50M for Underground Injection Control programs
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of $50 million in grant funding to help develop and implement Underground Injection Control (UIC) Class VI programs. For more information, see: https://www.epa.gov/uic/underground-injection-control-grants [ full text ]

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2023-01-17The 2023 EJ Government-to-Government Program (EJG2G) Request for Applications is NOW OPEN! 
EPA is soliciting applications for projects that transform overburdened and underserved communities into healthy, thriving communities capable of addressing the environmental and public health challenges they have historically faced, as well as current and future challenges. Applications must show successful partnerships with community-based nonprofit organizations (CBOs) and other stakeholders (e.g., local businesses and industry, medical service providers, academia, etc.) to develop solutions that will significantly address disproportionate environmental and public health harms related to pollution and climate change at the state and local level. Applications packages must be submitted on or before April 10, 2023 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Time). Applicants should plan for projects to begin on October 1, 2023. [ full text ]

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2023-01-10DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program
$550 million to assist states, local governments, and Tribes to reduce energy use, reduce fossil fuel emissions, and improve energy efficiency. Stakeholders interested in competitive grants can respond to the Request for Information on EECGB’s Competitive Program by January 13, 2023. Estimated opening date for applications for formula grants is 1st Quarter of 2023. [ full text ]

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2023-01-10EPA’s FY23 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL): Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) Grants for Tribes & Intertribal Consortia (66.920)
To assist local waste management authorities by supporting improvements to post-consumer materials management, including municipal recycling programs, & assisting local waste management authorities in making improvements to local waste management. Apply by April 4, 2023. [ full text ]

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2023-01-10Ongoing Risk Mitigation Revolving Loan Fund Program
DHS/FEMA is accepting applications from State Governments and Native American Tribal Governments for grants to capitalize revolving loan funds under the $50,000,000 FY 23 Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Revolving Loan Fund Program. Ten grant awards are projected. Applications are due by April 28, 2023. DHS-23-STORM-139-00-01 [ full text ]

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2022-12-19Tribal Technical Assistance Program Accepting Applications
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is accepting applications from all interested, eligible parties for the delivery of the Tribal Technical Assistance Program (TTAP) in the Eastern Region. Deadline for Letters of Intent (LOIs): January 23, 2023. Deadline for Applications: February 06, 2023. [ full text ]

2022-12-06Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Grants EPA-I-OLEM-OBLR-22-11
Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Grants EPA-I-OLEM-OBLR-22-11 This solicitation is anticipated to be $5 million over a 5-year period of performance for each geographical region that corresponds to EPA’s 10 Region and $3 million for Nationwide Technical Assistance. The application deadline is Feb 14, 2023. [ full text ]

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