EPA Seeks grant proposals: Smart Growth Streets and Emergency Response
Apr 30, 2007 14:50 PDT
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EPA announces new RFP on “Smart Growth Streets and Emergency Response”
A new grant RFP issued by EPA’s Development, Community, and Environment
Division seeks to bring together emergency response officials, local
government officials, transportation experts, and developers to engage
in a problem-solving process around the issue of simultaneously meeting
the needs for emergency response with the design of smart growth
streets. The goal is to create a solution or set of solutions that have
the endorsement of these multiple interests and will be applicable
nationally across the U.S. and/or in significant regions of the country.
The RFP will also support outreach efforts to educate relevant
EPA expects to award $150,000 for Phase 1 (years 1 and 2) with the
possibility of additional, incremental funding of up to $500,000 in
total over a five year project period. Funding for future years is
dependent on funding availability, agency priorities and applicant
performance. EPA may award up to three assistance agreements.
Eligible applicants include: States, territories, Indian Tribes,
interstate organizations, intrastate organizations, and possessions of
the U.S., including the District of Columbia, public and private
universities and colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or
private nonprofit institutions, and individuals. For-profit
organizations are not eligible to apply.
Proposals are due by 5PM, East Coast Time on June 15, 2007.
View the RFP at: http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/grants/opei0701.htm