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Funding Opportunities


This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals for investigation, survey, study, training, and demonstration projects (eligible projects) that advance international near-term, cost-effective methane recovery and use as a clean energy source, and support the goals of the Methane to Markets Partnership. This funding opportunity is only for international activities in support of the Methane to Markets Partnership.

Closing Date: Apr 15, 2010

Contact: Henry Ferland, (202) 343-9330.



Strategic Agricultural Initiative (SAI) Grant Program FY2010

EPA Region 2 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.

Closing Date: April 12, 2010


Adrian Enache, (732) 906-6769




Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Opportunity

Through this Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Opportunity, EDA intends to award investments in regions experiencing severe economic distress as a result of the flooding, storms or tornadoes in the Midwest and other recent natural disasters.


Closing Date:September 30, 2010


Lindsey Pangretic grants@eda.doc.gov




EDA Recovery Act Funding

Under this federal funding opportunity (FFO) announcement, EDA is soliciting applications for the EDA American Recovery Program under the auspices of PWEDA. Specifically, the FFO pertains to applications for funding under EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs only. Under this FFO, EDA will give priority consideration to those applications that will significantly benefit regions “that have experienced sudden and severe economic dislocation and job loss due to corporate restructuring,” as stipulated under the Recovery Act. EDA provides financial assistance to distressed communities in both urban and rural regions. Such distress may exist in a variety of forms, including high levels of unemployment, low income levels, large concentrations of low-income families, significant declines in per capita income, large numbers (or high rates) of business failures, sudden major layoffs or plant closures, trade impacts, military base closures, natural or other major disasters, depletion of natural resources, reduced tax bases, or substantial loss of population because of the lack of employment opportunities.


Closing Date: Jun 30, 2010




Economic Development Assistance Programs


Under this announcement, EDA solicits applications for the following programs under PWEDA: (i) Public Works; (ii) Planning; (iii) Local Technical Assistance; and (iv) Economic Adjustment Assistance. EDA will provide Public Works investments to support the construction or rehabilitation of essential public infrastructure and facilities necessary to generate or retain private sector jobs and investments, attract private sector capital, and promote regional competitiveness, including investments that expand and upgrade infrastructure to attract new industry, support technology-led development, accelerate new business development, and enhance the ability of regions to capitalize on opportunities presented by free trade.


Closing Date: Sep 30, 2010



Strategic Agricultural Initiative (SAI): FY 2010 Request for Applications


EPA Region 6 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 SAI program focuses financial resources primarily on minor agricultural crop production.


Closing Date: Apr 30, 2010



Eugene Thilsted, (214) 665-2782.




Farmers Market Promotion Program


The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) announces the opportunity to submit applications under FMPP for FY-2010. Approximately $5 million is allocated for FMPP for Fiscal Year 2010. The maximum amount awarded for any one proposal cannot exceed $100,000; the minimum amount is $2,500.


Closing Date: April 15, 2010


Carmen Humphrey

Branch Chief

Phone 202-694-4000