Region 7 Fiscal Year 23-24 Wetland Program Development Grants

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
December 14th, 2023
Close Date
February 13th, 2024
Total Funding
$2,300,000.00
Award Ceiling
$2,300,000.00
Expected No. Awards
10
Opportunity No.
EPA-REG7-WPDG-23-01

Agency

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Environment

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering Region 7 Fiscal Year 23-24 Wetland Program Development Grants. These grants aim to increase the quantity and quality of wetlands in the U.S. by conserving and restoring wetland acreage and improving wetland condition. The EPA is seeking to develop the capacity of all levels of government to develop and/or refine effective, comprehensive programs for wetland protection and management. The grants also aim to incorporate climate change and environmental justice considerations into wetlands programs. The total program funding is $2,300,000, with an expected number of 10 awards. The closing date for applications is February 13, 2024. For more information on eligibility, please refer to Section III of the Notice of Funding Opportunity. Contact Jennifer Ousley at ousley.jennifer@epa.gov for any inquiries.

Description

The goals of EPA’s wetland program include increasing the quantity and quality of wetlands in the U.S. by conserving and restoring wetland acreage and improving wetland condition. In pursuing these goals, EPA seeks to develop the capacity of all levels of government to develop and/or refine effective, comprehensive programs for wetland protection and management. In addition to developing and/or refining wetland protection and management programs EPA seeks to build wetlands programs to incorporate climate change and environmental justice considerations as described in Section I.C.2.a: Climate Change and Section 1.C.2.b: Justice40 (J40) of the announcement on the program’s National Priorities.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant