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Second Notice for Funding Availability - Grant for Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach Project

Friday, February 19, 2016


Grants for Lead Poisoning Prevention Outreach Project

The Department of Energy and Environment (the Department) seeks eligible entities to reach 400 families at high risk of lead exposure, educate them on lead poisoning prevention basics, ensure that lead screening is provided to children under the age of six, and refer families that may benefit from further follow-up services to the Department. Two awards will be granted for this project.  The funding available is approximately $52,400: with the first award up to $32,400 and the second award no less than $20,000.

Beginning 2/22/2016, the full text of the Request for Applications (RFA) will be available online at the Department’s website.  A person may obtain a copy of this RFA by any of the following means:

Download the RFA and related information from the Attachments below;

Email a request to  [email protected] with “Request copy of RFA 2016-1601-LHHD” in the subject line.

Pick up a copy in person from the Department’s reception desk, located at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002. To make an appointment, call Brittaney Simon at (202) 481-3842 and mention this RFA by name.

Write the Department at 1200 First Street NE, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20002, “Attn: Brittaney Simon RE: 2016-1601-LHHD” on the outside of the envelope.

The deadline for application submissions is 3/4/2016 at 5:00 P.M. Five hard copies must be submitted to the above address and a complete electronic copy must be e-mailed to [email protected].

Eligibility: All the checked institutions below may apply for these grants:

-Nonprofit organizations, including those with IRS 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) determinations

-Faith-based organizations

For additional information regarding this RFA, write to: [email protected].