How to apply...
Applicants are accepted on an annual grant cycle and are due in early winter at the deadline stated below. Applicants submit an application package in the format required in the annual Solicitation Notice. Applicants submit an application package to their respective EPA Regional Grants Management Offices for grants requesting $25,000 or less; and to the EPA Headquarters for grants requesting greater than $25,000 in Federal funds.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Applications for a Federal share of $25,000 or less are to be submitted to and evaluated by the respective EPA Regional Offices. Applications for a Federal share of greater than $25,000 are to be submitted to and evaluated by the Office of Environmental Education (1704A), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460. This is a competitive grant program and for all awards EPA will review applications, proposals, and submissions in accordance with the terms, conditions, and criteria in the Solicitation Notice announcing the competitive funding opportunity. Competitions will be conducted in accordance with EPA policies/regulations for competing assistance agreements.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.