Ecology News: Coastal Protection Fund (CPF) – Terry Husseman Account (THA) Grants – closes at 5:00 pm on August 14, 2017.

The Terry Husseman Account (THA) Grant cycle opened on July 14, 2017 and closes at 5:00 pm on August 14, 2017.  The online funding application is open to projects that restore or enhance the natural environment. Typical projects address water quality issues and fish and wildlife habitat protection or enhancement in or adjacent to waters of the state (i.e., streams, lakes, wetlands or the ocean). To be considered, projects must provide primary benefits to public resources (land or water stewardship) and affiliated infrastructure. Grant awards can be up to a maximum of $50,000. The typical grant award ranges from $10,000 to $25,000. Please visit the: Terry Husseman Account (THA) Website for Funding Guidelines, eligibility, and application instructions.

EPA NEWS: FY 2017 Grant Announcement: FY 2017 Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program

Request For Proposals

2017 Pollution Prevention (P2) Source Reduction Assistance Grant Request for Proposal for EPA Region 1

RFP# EPA-Region10-P2-2017-001

Open Date: June 16, 2017

Closing Date: Wednesday July 26, 2017, 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time (8:59pm Pacific Daylight Time)

P2 Source Reduction Assistance (SRA) awards support pollution prevention through source reduction and resource conservation work. You can read a description of SRA awards in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 66.717.

  • Eligibility: The fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the U.S., local governments, city or township governments, independent school district governments, state controlled institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations (other than institutions of higher education), private institutions of higher education, community-based grassroots organizations, and federally-recognized tribes and intertribal consortia.
  • Match requirement: 5%
  • Range of possible award amounts: $20,000 – $95,000.
  • Applications must be submitted through Grants.gov “FY 2017 Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program for Region 10″
  • For more information, contact Robert Drake (drake.robert@epa.gov), 206-553-4803
Related information:

March 23, 2017 Funding Work Group Meeting

The next meeting of the Funding Work Group is:

Date: March 23, 2017
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 pm

Location:
Department of Ecology
4601 N. Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205

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The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the draft version of the revised Funding Strategy.

Meeting Materials:

Funding concepts Rev 021415R1

If you would like to attend by telephone, please notify Adriane Borgias before noon on March 23, 2017 for a conference call link.

Contact Information: (abor461@ecy.wa.gov) or (509) 329-3515

EPA to Host Upcoming WIFIA Informational Webinars

The Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) is a new loan program, which is targeted at large projects $20 million for large communities and $5 million for small communities (population of 25,000 or less).

Over the next month, EPA will be hosting a series of informational sessions about WIFIA program.

Eligible projects include wastewater and drinking water facilities as well as energy efficiency projects at these facilities and other large projects. The WIFIA program is separate from State Revolving Fund programs, but will coordinate with them.

If you are interested in this new funding program, then you are encouraged to attend one or more of the Webinars, particularly the first one, which is scheduled for November 29th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Time and will overview the WIFIA Program, loan terms and conditions, and credit policies.

The webinars are targeted at prospective WIFIA borrowers including municipal entities, corporations, partnerships, State Revolving Fund programs, non-governmental organizations, and organizations that support prospective borrowers. In each session, EPA will focus on a specific topic and provide participants the opportunity to ask questions.

Webinar 1 Tuesday, November 29 (1:00-3:00 pm ET)
WIFIA Program Overview; loan terms and conditions; and credit policies
Register

Webinar 2 Tuesday, December 6 (1:00-3:00 pm ET)
WIFIA Project Selection; letter of interest components; EPA’s selection process; and the selection criteria weighting
Register

Webinar 3 Monday, December 12 (1:00-3:00 pm ET)
WIFIA Project approval and closing; and term sheet development.
Register

Learn More.

Funding Work Group Meeting, November 16, 2015

SRRTTF Funding Work Group

November 16, 2015

10 am – 12 pm

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
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Call In Number: 800-704-9804 Participant Code: 34863442#
  SRRTTF Funding Work Group Meeting Notes Nov 16 2015 Draft (3)

Draft Agenda

  1. Status of Urban Waters Small Grants application (Lands Council)

2. Evaluation and Recommendation for EPA Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement Program

  • Due Date for Applications: February 12, 2016, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time (ET)

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3. Evaluation and Recommendation for Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Program 2016

  • Full Proposal Due Date: Tuesday, February 3, 2016 by 11:59 PM Eastern Time 

See

October 1, Funding Workgroup Meeting

The next meeting of the Funding Work Group is:
Date: Thursday October 1, 2015
Time: 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Call In Number: 800-704-9804 Participant Code: 34863442#

Meeting Documents:

Funding Work Group Meeting Agenda

Funding Work Group Meeting Notes

Link to the SBIR Funding program

Link to the Urban Waters Small Grants program

March 7, 2014 Funding Work Group Meeting

Spokane River Regional Task Force

Funding Work Group Meeting
Date: March 7, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Liberty Lake Sewer & Water District Office
22510 E. Mission Avenue
Liberty Lake, WA 99019

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Call In Number: 800-704-9804
Participant Code: 34863442#

Meeting Documents
–  SRRTTF Funding WG Agenda 3-7-14
SRRTTF Funding Work Group Draft Notes 03072014
Link to Recent Funding Announcements
Link to Funding Strategies Document

November 6, 2013 Funding Work Group Meeting

Spokane River Regional Task Force

Funding Work Group Meeting
Date: November 6, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Washington Department of Ecology
N. 4601 Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
Click here for a map.

Call In Number: 800-704-9804
Participant Code: 34863442#

Meeting Documents
SRRTTF FWG Meeting Summary 11-06-13
Funding WG DRAFT Agenda 11-06-13
Auto Leaks Education Grant Agreement
Auto Leaks Scope of Work FINAL

Ecology’s EAP FY14 work request email
Measurement of PCB in Groundwater
Estimate of contribution of aerial deposition of toxics to the watershed

Limno Tech Task 6: Identification of Data Gaps Memo, August 20, 2013