EPA region 10 strategic agricultural initiative


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Document Type:                  Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number:         EPA-R10-SAI-10-001
Opportunity Category:                  Discretionary
Posted Date:                         Jun 01, 2010
Creation Date:                         Jun 01, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications:Jul 15, 2010  
Current Closing Date for Applications: Jul 15, 2010  
Archive Date:                          Aug 14, 2010
Funding Instrument Type:         Grant
Category of Funding Activity:          Education
                                       Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:  
Expected Number of Awards:          2
Estimated Total Program Funding:  $140,000
Award Ceiling:                   $70,000
Award Floor:                     $70,000
CFDA Number(s):                  66.716  --  Research, Development, Monitoring, Public Education, Training,                                                   Demonstrations, and Studies
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:  No

Eligible Applicants

State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education


Additional Information on Eligibility:

Agency Name

Environmental Protection Agency


EPA Region 10 is seeking applications from eligible organizations that will promote the transition to reduced-risk pest management practices in agriculture to protect human health and the environment. The Strategic Agricultural Initiative, (SAI) program focuses financial resources primarily on minor agricultural crop production. Grant funding assistance under this program is generally available to: States, U.S. territories or possessions, federally recognized Indian tribal governments and Native American Organizations, public and private universities and colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or private nonprofit institutions, local governments, individuals, and international entities. For profit organizations are not eligible. Non-profit organizations described in Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code that engage in lobbying activities as defined in Section 3 of the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 are also not eligible to apply. Grant activities that are supported under the SAI program and this Request for Applications (RFA) include: education, extension, demonstration, and studies for Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) transition and reduced risk pest management practices in agriculture. Project activities should support achieving the adoption of reduced risk pest management practices, and/or ecologically based Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Link to Full Announcement

EPA Region 10 Strategic Agricultural Initiative (SAI) Grant Program FY2010

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Juliann Barta
206-553-1495 Juliann Barta

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