Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers Program
The 2022 EJ Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers RFA has been amended! Total Funding now up to $100 million. Up to $10 million per award for a 5-year period. Deadline extended to November 1st.
This Request for Applications (RFA) provides a total of up to $100 million in funding for the establishment of 5 – 10 technical assistance centers across the nation serving communities with environmental justice concerns and their partners. Funds per award will total approximately $10 million depending on funding availability and other applicable considerations. Awards will be incrementally funded with periods of performance of five years. Awards will be issued as cooperative agreements and EPA will be substantially involved in the operation of the centers. The specific number of awards and the amounts may vary from these estimates. Awardees will be required to provide an array of direct technical assistance services to underserved communities and those working to address environmental justice issues over the period of performance.
Eligible applicants should prepare budgets for up to approximately $10 million over five years with up to approximately $2 million budgeted for each year. The amount of incremental funding available in subsequent years will depend on funding availability and other applicable considerations. Eligible applicants must detail in their applications which established geographic area(s) the applicant will serve. Further details, including a breakdown of the geographic areas, are provided in the Request for Applications (RFA) available below.