Indoor Air Grants Request for Proposals in EPA Region 10
RFP Issued: March 22, 2010
Closing Date: April 30, 2010; 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST)
All proposals must be postmarked or sent through grants.gov before the closing date. No late proposals will be accepted.
This announcement is for projects to be performed in the EPA Region 10 States (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington)
For more information contact:
U.S. EPA Region 10
Attn: Davis Zhen
1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone (206) 553-7660
We are soliciting proposals from organizations to fund indoor air quality (IAQ) projects that address any of the four grant program priority areas: Assistance on adoptions of EPA’s IAQ Tools for Schools program; indoor asthma triggers education and exposure reduction; Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) education and exposure reduction; general IAQ training, education, and outreach for homes and/or commercial buildings. The statutory authority for this funding opportunity is provided under the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 103(b).
The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately $100,000. We anticipate awarding up to approximately three (3) grants from this announcement, subject to availability of funds and the quality of proposals received. We may not fully fund amounts requested by applicants. Negotiation of work plan will take place after applicants have been notified of successful proposals.
There are more eligibility criteria included in the full RFP, section III.
In accordance with CFDA 66.034, this program is generally available to States, territories, Indian Tribes, and possessions of the U.S., including the District of Columbia; international organizations; public and private universities and colleges; hospitals; laboratories; and other public or private nonprofit institutions.
Nonprofit organization, as defined by OMB Circular A-122, located at 2 CFR Part 230, means any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization which: (1) is operated primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest; (2) is not organized primarily for profit; and (3) uses its net proceeds to maintain, improve, and/or expand its operations. For this purpose, the term “non-profit organization” excludes (i) colleges and universities; (ii) hospitals; (iii) state, local, and federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; and (iv) those non-profit organizations which are excluded from coverage of this part in accordance with § 230.20(c).
Nonprofit organizations described in Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code that engages in lobbying activities as defined in Section 3 of the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 are not eligible to apply.