DEC will award one NFP organization $1,000,000 to develop and administer streamlined capacity building grants to help environmental justice community based organizations in New York State develop their administrative, technical, and programmatic capacity and expand their services protecting public health and the environment.
In accordance with the Scope of Work provided in Appendix II, the selected administrator will distribute $900,000 and retain the remaining $100,000 for program administration/overhead and technical assistance. Eligible applicants are not-for-profit (NFP) community-based organizations having 501(c)(3) status further eligibility requirements can be found in the RFA. You must develop and electronically submit grant applications in the NYS Grants Gateway no later than 3 p.m. on February 1, 2019.
The maximum amount an applicant may request is $1,000,000. Applicants are not required to have matching funds under this grant opportunity. Please e-mail all EJ grant opportunity questions to: email@example.com. DEC will accept questions regarding this grant opportunity until close of business on January 25, 2019. DEC will upload all questions and answers in the Grants Gateway for all applicants to view by close of business on January 29, 2019..