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EPA Seeks Grant Proposals to Help Improve Environmental Quality of Life for Active Aging

Release Date: 09/26/2008
Contact Information: Enesta Jones, (202) 564-4355 /

(9/26/08) As part of its Aging Initiative, EPA is seeking grant proposals that train older adults to be environmental leaders, and demonstrate how greenways and sustainable streets can improve the quality of life and environmental quality for the active aging. The solicitation opened Sept. 24 and closes Nov. 21.

States or state agencies, the District of Columbia, territories, American Indian Tribes (federally recognized), and possessions of the United States are eligible to apply. It is also open to public and private universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or private nonprofit institutions and 501 (c)(3) organizations.

EPA will award two grants totaling $200,000 in the winter of 2009.

More information about the grants: