Please note there are two RFAs available: One for eligible entities in the Lower Columbia River Estuary (EPA-R10-OW-CRBRP-2019-01), and one for eligible entities in the Middle and Upper Columbia River Basin (EPA-R10-OW-CRBRP-2019-02). Applicants may be considered under either or both RFAs. Please read the instructions carefully.

Clarification on the Limited Submission:

  • An entity is allowed to submit 3 grants to each RFA (total=6 applications), provided each one differs. (OSU is considered 1 entity)

Please email research.development@oregonstate.edu if you are interested.  There are limits on submissions.

Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program -Lower Columbia River Estuary

EPA anticipates awarding between $225,000 and $675,000 under this announcement, subject to the availability of funds, the quantity, and quality of applications received, and other applicable considerations. Applicants can submit a total of three (3) applications overall under this solicitation so long as each one is separately submitted and for a different project. If an applicant submits more than three (3) applications to EPA, the applicant will be contacted prior to EPA review of any of the applications to determine which application(s) the applicant will withdraw from the competition.

  • December 20, 2019 - RFA closes (applications due)
  • February - September 2020 - Anticipated notification of selection
  • April - December 2020 - Anticipated award

Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program - Middle and Upper Columbia River Basin

EPA anticipates awarding between $225,000 and $675,000 of Columbia River Basin Restoration Program (CRBRP) funding under this announcement. Awards will be issued and managed through EPA’s Region 10 Office. EPA anticipates awarding 3-10 cooperative agreements, ranging from $60,000 to $200,000 for the Middle and Upper Columbia River Basin portion of the Basin under this RFA, subject to the availability of funds, the quality of applications received, and other applicable considerations. Applicants may apply under both this RFA, and the Lower Columbia River Estuary RFA, which is issued separately, for basin-wide projects

  • Friday, December 20, 2019, RFA CLOSES – APPLICATIONS DUE
  • February – September 2020 ANTICIPATED NOTIFICATION OF SELECTION
  • April – December 2020 ANTICIPATED AWARD

Applicants can submit a total of three (3) applications overall under this solicitation so long as each one is separately submitted and for a different project. If an applicant submits more than three (3) applications to EPA, the applicant will be contacted prior to EPA review of any of the applications to determine which application(s) the applicant will withdraw from the
competition.

Informational Webinars

EPA is hosting two informational webinars about the RFA (the same webinar offered twice). In case you are not able to attend, recordings of the webinars will be made available.

Download Recordings and Slides

Questions?

Frequent Questions

If your question is not answered on our frequent questions page, please email us at ColumbiaRiverBasinGrant@epa.gov

 

Expiration: 
Monday, November 25, 2019
Date Open: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Source: 
external
Sponsor: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Agency Deadline: 
Friday, December 20, 2019
Limit per Institution: 
3 applications per each program.
Important Notes: 
2 slots left for the EPA Lower Columbia; 3 slots left for the Middle/Upper Columbia