Funding brief: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of life, economic prosperity, and protection of the planet – people, prosperity, and the planet. The EPA offers the P3 competition in order to respond to the needs of people in the United States (U.S.)—e.g., those in small, rural, tribal, and disadvantaged communities.
Donor Name: US Environmental Protection Agency
Funding name: 15th Annual People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program (P3) Awards: A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet
Funding Opportunity Numbers:
● EPA-G2018-P3-Q1 – Air Quality
● EPA-G2018-P3-Q2 – Safe and Sustainable Water Resources
● EPA-G2018-P3-Q3 – Sustainable and Healthy Communities
● EPA-G2018-P3-Q4 – Chemical Safety
Deadline: February, 7th, 2018, at 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time
Funding limit: Estimated Number of Awards: Approximately 20 awards for Phase I; Approximately 4 awards for Phase II.
● Anticipated Funding Amount: Approximately $600,000 total for all Phase I & II grant awards.
● Potential Funding per Award: Up to $15,000 per Phase I grant including direct and indirect costs. Proposals for Phase I grants requesting an award of more than $15,000 will not be considered. Proposals for Phase I grants must be for one year. Proposals with a duration of more than one year will not be considered.
● Upon the successful completion of Phase I, grant recipients will have the opportunity to apply for a P3 Phase II grant of up to $75,000 total for two years including direct and indirect costs (see Background section for more information). Proposals for Phase II grants requesting an award of more than $75,000 or with a duration of more than two years will not be considered.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: Not found
Project duration: One Year
Eligible organization: As below
● Public and private institutions of higher education (limited to degree-granting institutions of higher education) located in the U.S. (includes eligible institutions of higher education located in U.S. territories and possessions) are eligible to apply to be the recipient of a grant to support teams of undergraduate and/or graduate students. ● Profit-making firms are not eligible to receive assistance agreements from the EPA under this program.
Eligible Country: No country bar found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
Other important link:
● Apply: Grants.gov
How to apply:
● Applicants, except as noted below, must apply electronically through Grants.gov under this funding opportunity based on the Grants.gov instructions in this announcement.
● If an applicant does not have the technical capability to apply electronically through Grants.gov because of limited or no internet access which prevents them from being able to upload the required application materials to Grants.gov, the applicant must contact OGDWaivers@epa.gov or the address listed below in writing (e.g., by hard copy, email) at least 15 calendar days prior to the submission deadline under this announcement to request approval to submit their application materials through an alternate method. Mailing Address:OGD Waivers, c/o Jessica Durand, USEPA Headquarters, William Jefferson Clinton Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N. W., Mail Code: 3903R, Washington, DC 20460. Courier Address:OGD Waivers, c/o Jessica Durand, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Rm # 51278, Washington, DC 20004.
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