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Indoor Air Pollution at Schools

  • Agency:  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Deadline: March 19, 2024
  • Grant Amount:  $5,000,000 to $8,000,000
  • Available Funding:  $32,000,000
  • Number of Anticipated Awards:  4 to 6 awards to support 5 years of IAQ and GHG reduction activities
  • Match Required:  No

Purpose of Funding:  The primary outcome of projects is to be significant Greenhouse Gas Emission (GHG) Reduction and Comprehensive Indoor Risk Reduction enabled by Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) capacity building, Tribal IAQ capacity building, IAQ training and education, and IAQ research and demonstration activities to improve Children’s health, wellbeing, and educational achievement.  Applications should address two or more project areas below:

1) IAQ and GHG Reduction Capacity Building targeting facility management staff, health officers, and key decision makers at K-12 schools and/or school districts in low-income and disadvantaged communities. 2) Tribal IAQ and GHG Reduction Capacity Building targeting facility management staff, health officers, and key decision makers at K-12 schools in Tribal communities.

3) IAQ and GHG Reduction Training and Education Campaign for facility management staff and health officers at K-12 schools and school districts in low-income, disadvantaged, and Tribal communities, and/or the development of qualified K-12 school staff necessary to execute comprehensive IAQ and GHG Reduction Plans.

4) IAQ and GHG Reduction Research and Demonstration Projects in K-12 schools located in low-income, disadvantaged, and/or Tribal communities.

 Eligibility (location of project and entity): Competition under this solicitation is available to states (including the District of Columbia); local governments and educational agencies; U.S. territories and possessions; Indian Tribes; and nonprofit organizations. The population to be served is K-12 Schools and School Districts in Low-Income, Disadvantaged, and Tribal Communities, or schools that have 50% (or more) of the served student population residing in a low income, disadvantaged or a Tribal community.

Link to more information:  grants.gov/search-results-detail/351780