Several really big grant programs opened this week. The Health Resources and Services Administration opened its service area competition that will award upwards of $380 million for the provision of healthcare services. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will award $80 million as part of its Family Self-Sufficiency Program. Despite being someone smaller in scale, several other exciting funding opportunities opened this week as well. We've highlighted three below, or you can click here to review them all.
Department of Commerce
Grant Title: NOAA Gulf of Mexico Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=321074
Details: The National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Regional Office is seeking proposals under the Gulf of Mexico B-WET program that funds locally relevant, authentic experiential learning for K-12 audiences through Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) in Gulf of Mexico coastal communities. MWEEs involve learning both outdoors and in the classroom as students engage in issue definition, outdoor field experiences, synthesis and conclusions, and action projects.
Environmental Protection Agency
Grant Title: P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Properity and the Planet
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=321156
Details: The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet program. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity and protection of the planet.
Department of Agriculture
Grant Title: Solid Waste Management Grant Program
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=321135
Details: Program funds may be used to evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources; provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the operation and maintenance of active landfills; provide technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream; provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development and implementation of closure plans, future land use plans, safety and maintenance planning, and closure scheduling within permit requirements.