Funding- ATSDR Community Health Projects Related to Contamination at Brownfield/Land Reuse Sites

Purpose: 

“ATSDR’s mission is to serve the public through responsive public health actions to promote healthy and safe environments and prevent harmful exposures to environmental contaminants. Sites such as Brownfield/Land Reuse sites may be the source of potentially harmful exposures because of contamination from previous property uses. Addressing public health concerns and issues related to the restoration of contaminated properties is essential. ATSDR is funding these community health projects to ensure that public health is an integral part of the land reuse process.

These projects will increase capacity to identify, address, and improve public health in redeveloping Brownfield/Land Reuse sites, ensuring that particular attention is paid to identifying and addressing health issues prior to redevelopment and assessing changes in community health associated with reuse plans and redevelopment. These community health projects that address impacts of contamination at Brownfield/Land Reuse sites will further ATSDR?s public health mission to promote healthy and safe environments and prevent harmful exposures.” (epa.gov)

Average Awards: $150,000

CFDA Number: 93.161 — Health Program for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

Eligible Applicants:

  • States or their bona fide agents (includes the District of Columbia)
  • Local governments or their bona fide agents
  • Territorial governments or their bona fide agents in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau
  • State-controlled institutions of higher education
  • American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized)
  • Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities as entity of the state/local/ tribal government

Dates:

  • Application Open Date: 5/3/2016
  • Informational Conference Call Date:  May 25, 2016, 2 pm Eastern Standard Time
  • Information Conference Call Line: 1-866-707-8022, Passcode 4547257
  • Letter of Intent Due Date: 6/3/2016
  • Application Due Date: 7/5/2016 

More Information: grants.gov

 

all information for this post and grant from epa.gov and grants.gov 

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