Executive Summary: The Healthy Communities Grant Program is EPA New Englandâ₏™s main competitive grant program to work directly with communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life. The Healthy Communities Grant Program will achieve this through identifying and funding projects that: ï‚· *Target resources to benefit communities at risk [areas at risk from climate change impacts, environmental justice areas of potential concern, sensitive populations (e.g. children, elderly, tribes, urban/rural residents, and others at increased risk)]. ï‚· *Assess, understand, and reduce environmental and human health risks. ï‚· *Increase collaboration through partnerships and community-based projects. ï‚· *Build institutional and community capacity to understand and solve environmental and human health problems. ï‚· *Advance emergency preparedness and ecosystem resilience. ï‚· *Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits. To qualify as eligible projects under the Healthy Communities Grant Program, proposed projects must: (1) be located in and/or directly benefit one or more of the Target Investment Areas; and (2) identify how the proposed project will achieve measurable environmental and/or public health results in one or more of the Target Program Areas. Please see Section III for further information on eligibility requirements. Target Investment Areas: Areas a

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
See Section III of the announcement for additional eligibility information.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
See Section IV of the announcement for additional instructions.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Sandra Brownell EPA New England
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 (OEP06-2)
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Phone: 617-918-1797
Fax: 617-918-0797
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E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $25,000.00


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