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Grant Opportunity ID
DEC01-EJ-2016
Agency
Department of Environmental Conservation
Grant Opportunity
2016 Environmental Justice Community Impact Grant Program
Contact Name
Lisa King-DeJesus
Contact Email
Lisa.King-DeJesus@dec.ny.gov
Solicitation Profile
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ) will make available $3,078,000 for Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants to community-based organizations for projects that address exposure of communities to multiple environmental harms and risks (“projects”). Eligible applicants are community-based organizations having Not-For-Profit Corporation's (NFP) 501(c)(3) status, or a community-based organization may partner with a NFP that will serve as their fiscal sponsor. Grant applications must be developed and electronically submitted in the NYS Grants Gateway no later than 3:00 p.m. on February 28, 2017. The minimum and maximum amount an applicant may request ranges between $2,500 to $50,000. Matching funds are not a requirement under this grant opportunity.

Please email all EJ grant opportunity questions to the Environmental Justice Grant Program at: justice@dec.ny.gov Questions regarding this grant opportunity will be accepted by DEC until C.O.B. February 17, 2017. All questions and answers will be uploaded in the Grants Gateway for all applicants to view.

To apply for this opportunity, please go to the top of this page and login to the Grants Gateway Login and search "Available Opportunities" and look for the grant opportunity name listed above. If you are already logged in, click on “Apply for Grant Opportunity.”
 
 
Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
February 28, 2017 / 03:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateSaturday, April 01, 2017
Anticipated Initial Contract Length3 Years
Total Funding Available$3,078,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)$50,000.00
NarrativeGrant awards will range from $2,500 up to $50,000
Letter of Intent--Select--
Letter of Intent Due
Narrative
Questions Due DateFriday, January 20, 2017
Questions and Answers NarrativeApplication Questions and Answers Please email all Community Impact Grant questions to the Office of Environmental Justice at: justice@dec.ny.gov. Questions regarding this grant opportunity will be accepted by DEC until C.O.B. on January 20, 2017. All questions and answers will be uploaded in the Grants Gateway for all applicants to view.
Questions and Answers Posting TypeUpload
Questions and Answers Posting Date
Questions and Answers Link or UploadClick here
Eligible ApplicantsNot-For-Profit
Target Population(s)Organizations - Community Based Groups, Organizations - Not-For Profits
Service Area(s) Environmental Supports
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