For the support of the Great Lakes Fish Monitoring and Surveillance Program (GLFMSP)
This Request for Applications (RFA) solicits applications from eligible entities for a cooperative agreement to support the Great Lakes Fish Monitoring and Surveillance Program (GLFMSP) pursuant to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan II
The GLFMSP is a long-term monitoring and surveillance program that has been in continuous operation since 1970. The GLFMSP measures the concentrations of legacy and emerging chemicals in Great Lakes whole fish tissue. These measurements are used to track the effectiveness of toxic reduction efforts, track environmental trends, and inform programs that issue health information on chemicals of concern. For more information on the GLFMSP, please visit the webpage at; http://www.epa.gov/grtlakes/monitoring/fish/index.html.
Funding / Awards: Approximately $6.5 million may be awarded in one cooperative agreement over a five year period, consisting of incremental funding of about $1.3 million per year.
Who may apply:
Non federal governmental entities, including state agencies, interstate agencies, Indian tribes, local governments as defined in 40 CFR Section 31.3, institutions of higher learning (i.e., colleges and universities), and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funding under this RFA.
Individuals, foreign organizations and governments, nonprofit organizations exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code that engage in lobbying, and “for-profit” organizations are not eligible.
April 17, 2015 – Applications must be received by EPA via Grants.gov (the preferred method), mail, overnight delivery, hand delivery, or courier service by 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time / 6:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. See Section IV for further submission information.
May 2015 – EPA will notify finalist.
June 2015 – EPA will make official award.
Comments or questions about the 2015 RFA?
For general questions: Mike Russ (firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-886-4013)
For technical questions: Elizabeth Murphy (email@example.com or 312-353-4227)
Source: Great Lakes Restoration