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  • 02/02/2020 All day

    Eligible Projects: The purpose of this program is to assist federally recognized Indian tribes in achieving environmental results by developing institutional capacity to administer water pollution control programs and to protect, improve, and enhance natural resources. Support will be provided for initiating, developing, or implementing a water pollution control program. Eligible project activities include:

    Hiring qualified water quality program staff to identify and prioritize water quality issues in order to plan, develop, improve, and maintain a water quality monitoring and protection program
    Developing a quality assurance program plan (QAPP) for monitoring and sampling surface and groundwater
    Performing water quality monitoring, sampling, and assessment activities
    Performing laboratory analysis of water quality samples
    Conducting studies related to water pollution control
    Implementing and enforcing pollution control measures, such as ordinances
    Developing a nonpoint source assessment report and management program for the CWA Section 319 grant program
    Developing a watershed-based plan with other key stakeholders in the watershed
    Leasing/renting office space for water quality program staff
    Purchasing, monitoring, and sampling equipment necessary for program implementation
    Training and travel for water quality program staff

    Sample work plans for fundamental, intermediate, and mature program types eligible for support are provided on pages 17-35 of the OldNOFA file.

    Funding through this program may be included in a performance partnership grant (PPG), which allows award recipients to combine funds from more than one environmental program into a single award/budget, as detailed on page 14 of the OldNOFA file.

    Ineligible Projects/Costs:

    Funds will not support:

    Sampling and analysis of surface and/or groundwater for drinking water purposes
    Construction, operation, or maintenance of wastewater treatment plants or drinking water systems
    Nonpoint source (NPS) management measures requiring construction
    Public Water System Supervision (PWSS) compliance monitoring
    Costs that are already financed by grant awards or other sources


    Primary Contact:

    Jason Brush
    (415) 972-3483

    First-Time Applicants Contact:

    Danielle Angeles
    (415) 972-3441


  • 02/27/2020 2:00 PM - 02/27/2020 5:00 PM

    First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is now accepting grant proposals through the GATHER Food Sovereignty Grant. First Nations will award up to 8 grants of approximately $32,0000 each for work contributing to building a national movement that will fulfill a vision of Native communities and food systems that are self-directed, well-resourced and supported by community policies and systems. This opportunity is targeting emerging projects that focus on developing Tribal Food Sovereignty.

    Please hit the read more button below to be redirected to First Nations website, where more information and details about proposal outlines, deadlines, and much more can be found.