Great Lakes Sediment Surveillance Program

Funding Agency:
Environmental Protection Agency

This Request for Applications (RFA) solicits applications from eligible entities for a cooperative agreement to be awarded pursuant to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III. Applications are requested for a project to complete chemical analysis in support of the Great Lakes Sediment Surveillance Program (GLSSP).

Deadline: June 27, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility (CFDA 66.469): Qualified non-federal entities eligible to apply for grants include non-federal governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, and institutions. This includes state agencies; any agency or instrumentality of local government; interstate agencies; federally-recognized tribes and tribal organizations; colleges and universities; non-profit organizations; and other public or non-profit private agencies, institutions, and organizations.



Amount Description

Under this competition, approximately $3 million may be awarded for one cooperative agreement over a five-year period, consisting of incremental funding of about $600,000 per year. Proposed projects must be limited to the specified project duration of five years. All incrementally funded awards will be subject to the availability of funding, future appropriations, satisfactory performance of work, and other applicable considerations.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

June 27, 2020