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EPA Announces Climate Pollution Reduction Implementation Grant Competitions
October 19, 2023
The U.S. EPA released two Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) announcing competitions for $4.6 billion in implementation grant funding under the Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (CPRG) program. The $4.3 billion general competition is open to states, municipalities, tribes, and territories. The $300 million allotted for tribes and territories is available only to eligible tribes and territories. Eligible applicants will compete for CPRG implementation grants to fund measures in applicable Priority Climate Action Plans.
As part of its evaluation of applications, the EPA will prioritize measures that achieve the greatest amount of greenhouse gas emission reductions. The NOFOs further describe how the agency intends to score applications and award the competitive funds. The deadline to apply to the general competition is April 1, 2024. The deadline to apply to the tribes and territories competition is May 1, 2024.
General competition tribes and territories only competition Optional Notice of Intent to Apply due to CPRG@epa.gov by February 1, 2024. Complete applications must be submitted through Grants.gov no later than April 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET in order to be considered for funding. For additional information, view the full NOFO online. Optional Notice of Intent to Apply due to CPRG@epa.gov by March 1, 2024. Complete applications must be submitted through Grants.gov no later than May 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. ET to be considered for funding.
For more information, including how to apply, webinar recordings, and application materials, visit the CPRG Implementation Grants webpage. For other questions related to CPRG implementation grants, please email CPRG@epa.gov.
[Content courtesy of the US EPA Ports Initiative Newsletter]