Healthy Communities Program Funding Offered to Nonprofits

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency; Program: Healthy Communities Grant Program Synopsis (CFDA Number: 66.110); Eligibility: Governments, institutions of higher education and nonprofits; Funding: $250,000 for 10 awards; Deadline: April 7.

Summary: The program seeks projects in New England communities which targeting resources to benefit communities at risk (environmental justice areas of potential concern, places with high risk from toxic air pollution, urban areas) and sensitive populations (e.g. children, elderly, others at increased risk). Project may also build institutional and community capacity to understand and solve environment and human health problems and achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits.

Info: (NOFA); Sandra Brownell, e-mail,; or 617-918-1797 for questions about this funding competition.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education.

Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government.

Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.

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