EPA has re-released the Request for Applications (RFA) for the Tribal support cooperative agreement for the Exchange Network. Under this agreement, the grantee will provide Exchange Network-related outreach to Federally recognized Tribes through hosting the National Tribal Users Meeting, design and maintenance of a website, and publication of a regular newsletter. The grantee will also support Tribal participation in Exchange Network Governance. Furthermore, the grantee will provide collaboration, mentoring, and information sharing among Tribal stakeholders through development of a mentoring program.
The total estimated funding expected to be available under this competitive opportunity is approximately $800,000, with an annual value not exceed $160,000. After the initial year, the cooperative agreement may be funded incrementally for up to four additional years subject to satisfactory performance, availability of funds, and other applicable considerations.
The Notice is available at www.epa.gov/exchangenetwork/grants and through grants.gov. Applications are due August 30, 2013. Questions should be directed to EPA’s Salena Reynolds by phone at 202.566.0466 or email at reynolds.salena [at] epa.gov.
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