Limited Submission Programs - Environmental Protection Agency: U.S. EPA Region 6, Healthy Indoor Environments Projects

Summary of Opportunity
Environmental Protection Agency: U.S. EPA Region 6, Healthy Indoor Environments Projects
OSP Deadline 6/11/09
Funding Agency Deadline EPA: 6/16/09; Proposals may be emailed or submitted via hard copy.
Funding or Award Criteria

The complete solicitation can be found online for review. Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R6-IAQ-2009-01.


Notice of Request for Proposals for Projects to be funded from the Multimedia Planning and permitting Division, healthy Indoor Environments Projects for Region 6 – CFDA 66.034 – Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Demonstration and Special Purpose Activities Relation to the Clean Air Act. EPA Region 6 is soliciting proposals from eligible organizations to fund projects to reduce the public’s exposure to common indoor environmental hazards and address at least one of the following program priority areas:

  1. Outreach and training projects that result in effective Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) management practices in schools
  2. Education of asthmatics and/or their caregivers concerning environmental triggers through home, daycare, community, and school interventions; or
  3. Training of healthcare professionals, community workers, and other trained individuals on environmental management of asthma so they can counsel people with asthma.

Projects must occur within the states of EPA Region 6 – Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and/or Texas. Funding available is approximately $150,000 for grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000.

Applicable Field(s)  
Number of Nominees Allowed ONE proposal


Required Internal Review Documents

Please submit the following materials electronically to no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12:

  1. Dean's or ORU Director's Letter of Nomination
  2. Two to three page maximum lay abstract describing the aims of the proposed research project.
  3. The bio sketch of the UT PI

** The Associate Deans for Research should rank the proposals accordingly and submit them forward.

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance  
Posting Date 5/8/09