Assistance under this program is generally available to States, territories, Indian Tribes, and possessions of the U.S., including the District of Columbia, public and private universities and colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or private nonprofit institutions, and individuals. In some instances, EPA will consider applications from profit makers, proposing projects with significant technical merit and relevance to EPA's Office of Land and Emergency Management, Office of Emergency Management. Nonprofit organizations described in § 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code that engage in lobbying activities as defined in § 3 of the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 are not eligible to apply. For certain competitive funding opportunities under this assistance listing (CFDA) description, the Agency may limit eligibility to compete to a number or subset of eligible applicants consistent with the Agency's Assistance Agreement Competition Policy.
The total estimated funding available under this competitive opportunity is $500,000 subject to the availability of funds, quality of Applications received, EPA discretion and other applicable considerations. In FY20, and each successive year of the agreement, the maximum funding available shall not exceed $100,000 per year for up to 5 years.