Thursday, February 9, 2012

EPA ORIA Regional Request for Applications Posted Today

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing “Regional Indoor Environments: Reducing Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants” (number EPA-OAR-ORIA-12-04). This Request of Applications (RFA) announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities for projects to conduct demonstration, training, education and/or outreach activities to reduce exposure to indoor air contaminants and yield measurable environmental outcomes, primarily in homes and schools.

The nation-wide total is not expected to exceed approximately $3.0 million in funding and these activities must be carried out at the regional, state, or local level within the ten EPA regions.

PROPOSALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY Thursday, April 12, 2012, by 4:00 p.m. (EDT).

All applications are required to:

• Yield results that can be tracked, evaluated and reported;

• Clearly articulate a plan to produce results and/or benefits on a

local to Regional scale, and identify the specific EPA Region where the work is to be performed; and

• Align with EPA strategic goals, objectives, outputs as described

in the RFA.

Contact Information: Victoria S. Drew at

Please forward all questions to

Please do not contact individual Regional Offices with questions about this RFA. Questions and answers will be posed regularly until the closing date of this announcement at the OAR Grants/Funding Website at

The full text announcement with project descriptions, application/submission information, and eligibility information, is available at the following websites.

(on you must scroll to the bottom of the synopsis for the full announcement, it cannot be accessed from the button on the top of the page)

Grant Application:

Frequently Asked Questions and Questions and Answers:

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