RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of January 18 -21, 2022

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

NEW! The Navajo Nation’s Department of Fish and Wildlife is hiring for the positing of Planner/Cultural Plants Coordinator with a Start/End Date: Jan 1st, 2022-Dec 31st, 2024 (with possibility of extension contingent on funding) Salary: $19.87/hour and per diem reimbursement for travel.

The Navajo Natural Heritage Program is the sub-department with the Navajo Department of Fish and Wildlife which is responsible for tracking, managing, and conserving endangered and vulnerable plant and wildlife species on the Navajo Endangered Species List. As part of an initiative to take an active role in restoring wildlife habitat, the Heritage Program started the Diné Native Plants Program in 2017. The Navajo Fish and Wildlife is hiring one (1) Planner/Cultural Plants Coordinator to assist with developing the community outreach and traditional uses of plants component of the DNPP.

Essential Responsibilities and Functions: The Cultural Plants Coordinator will be based out of the Division of Natural Resources building in Window Rock and/or at the Navajo Forestry Department greenhouse in Fort Defiance, AZ and will work closely with the NNHP Forester and Botanist. To Apply: Job Vacancy Announcement (JVA) and application instructions found here: http://www.dpm.navajo-nsn.gov/jobs.html.

Contact: Jesse Mike (jmike@nndfw.org) or Nora Talkington (ntalkington@nndfw.org).

NEW! U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HIRING WEBINAR FOR STUDENTS AND ALUMNI OF NATIVE SERVING INSTITUTIONS AND TRIBAL COLLEGES on Tuesday, January 25th at 3:00 PM EST

Join the Teams Meeting by clicking here. The webinar will provide information on job opportunities for students and recent graduates, how to apply to federal positions, creating a USA Jobs profile and saving searches, education and transcript requirements, federal pay, benefits and retirement, EPA’s work toward Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility. For questions, contact Kate Fox at fox.kate@epa.gov.

Northern Arizona University Assistant Professor Environmental Policy

Closing Date: January 21, 2022

Classification: On­–Site, Full Time

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, Mountain Campus

Salary: $69,000 – $73,000 depending on qualifications

Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locate vacancy 605899, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page. Application must include: (1) Cover letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) Statement of experiences and plans for contributing to a diverse and inclusive community of colleagues and students, (4) Statement of research interests and plans, (5) Statement of teaching philosophy and effectiveness including approaches for inclusive and interdisciplinary teaching, (6) Unofficial transcript, and (7) Contact information for three references including names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers. Only submissions received through our online applications system will be reviewed. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Denielle Perry (Denielle.Perry@nau.edu).

Northern Arizona University Assistant Professor of Indigenous Forestry 

Closing Date: OUF

Classification: On­–Site, Full Time

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, Mountain Campus

Salary: TBD

Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locate vacancy 605923, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.

Applications must include: (1) a letter of interest highlighting your qualifications for this position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial graduate transcripts of all college level work, (4) one-page DEIJ statement (see description above), (5) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (6) names and contact information for three professional references (phone number, email, and address). Save all items as PDF documents.

For more information, please contact Dr. Carol Chambers, Search Committee Chair, School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86011-5018; phone: 928-523-0014. Email: Carol.Chambers@nau.edu

Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu Coordinator

Closing date: January 31, 2022

Classification: 3-year, full time (Renewable dependent on funding)

Location: Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, Odanah, WI

Salary: Salary range: $39,707-$43,679 depending on qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a completed GLIFWC application for employment (available at www.glifwc.org), letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Robert Croll, Climate Change Program Coordinator 715-682-6619 rcroll@glifwc.org

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is hiring a Sustainability Specialist and want to reach as wide an audience as possible. You can also get there through this link.

Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP)

The Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP), which is a partnership between Northern Arizona University and various land management agencies, such as the National Park Service (NPS). The Northern Arizona University (NAU) Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP) aims to place 10 or more interns and practicum students from the College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences (CEFNS) as well as other partner colleges at NAU each year.

Current internship opportunities are available at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; Flagstaff Area, Aztec Ruins, and Montezuma Castle National Monuments; and Grand Canyon National Park. Indigenous and Native American students are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit the PLIP website for more information and please share these internship opportunities with your networks.

You can find a great listing of Indian Country jobs on NCAI’s website here.

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes   

NEW! Institute for Environmental Professionals (ITEP) Internship Opportunities

The Student Summer Internship (SSI) program is an 8-week program. The purpose of this internship program is for students to gain hands-on skills and experience with EPA or other governmental and tribal environmental offices in managing and monitoring air quality. The internship program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The Water and Land Summer Internship program is an 8 to 10-week program. The purpose of this internship program is for students to gain hands-on skills and experience with tribal organizations, state and federal agencies, and water or land management NGO’s. The internship program is funded by the Catena Foundation, Mighty Arrow Foundation and the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy.

Reach out to Mansel Nelson (mansel.nelson@nau.edu) for more information and application process. Applications due by February 1, 2022

Communication Channels for NASA Funding Opportunities

Please consider signing up for the following communication channels. These channels will ensure that you are informed of student engagement and other funding opportunities:

  • Register for an account with NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES). You’ll need to create an account, if you don’t already have one. Once you have an account you’ll be able to sign up for notifications to be alerted when new funding opportunities are released. There are sometimes opportunities released specifically for Minority Serving Institutions (including TCUs and other indigenous serving higher education institutions) so it’s good to receive the notifications to stay on top of new opportunities.
  • Sign up for our MUREP Newsletter which goes out every 2 weeks on Fridays.
  • Check our MUREP website for announcements regarding MUREP specific funding opportunities.

Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

Climate Change/Energy

NEW! The Clean Energy Corps is hiring. We need talented, diverse, kind, and hardworking people like you to join this team.

With the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Clean Energy Corps is charged with investing more than $62 billion to deliver a more equitable clean energy future for the American people by:

  • Investing in American manufacturing
  • Creating good paying jobs
  • Expanding access to energy efficiency and clean energy for families, communities, and businesses
  • Delivering reliable, clean, and affordable power to more Americans
  • And building the technologies of tomorrow through clean energy research, development, and demonstrations

While not an exhaustive list, Department of Energy (DOE) is looking for candidates in the following career fields to support the implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law:

  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Grants/Contract Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology/Cybersecurity
  • Legal
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Physical Science
  • Program and Portfolio Management
  • Project Management
  • Public Policy
  • Safety and Occupational Health

Whether you’ve been working on Clean Energy issues for decades or are just starting out – we want you as part of the Clean Energy Corps. Apply Now!

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here! 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here! 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents:

Eligible Applicants:

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes, and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2022-01-19T19:06:33+00:00January 19th, 2022|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of January 10 -14, 2022

 RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

NEW! U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY HIRING WEBINAR FOR STUDENTS AND ALUMNI OF NATIVE SERVING INSTITUTIONS AND TRIBAL COLLEGES on Tuesday, January 25th at 3:00 PM EST

Join the Teams Meeting by clicking here. The webinar will provide information on job opportunities for students and recent graduates, how to apply to federal positions, creating a USA Jobs profile and saving searches, education and transcript requirements, federal pay, benefits and retirement, EPA’s work toward Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility. For questions, contact Kate Fox at fox.kate@epa.gov.

 

Northern Arizona University Assistant Professor Environmental Policy

Closing Date: January 21, 2022

Classification: On­–Site, Full Time

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, Mountain Campus

Salary: $69,000 – $73,000 depending on qualifications

Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locate vacancy 605899, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page. Application must include: (1) Cover letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) Statement of experiences and plans for contributing to a diverse and inclusive community of colleagues and students, (4) Statement of research interests and plans, (5) Statement of teaching philosophy and effectiveness including approaches for inclusive and interdisciplinary teaching, (6) Unofficial transcript, and (7) Contact information for three references including names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers. Only submissions received through our online applications system will be reviewed. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Denielle Perry (Denielle.Perry@nau.edu).

 

Northern Arizona University Assistant Professor of Indigenous Forestry 

Closing Date: OUF

Classification: On­–Site, Full Time

Location: Flagstaff, Arizona, Mountain Campus

Salary: TBD

Application Procedure: To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply” button at the end of the job description if viewing this position through the NAU HR website. Otherwise, to view the original post and to apply, proceed to nau.jobs, follow the ‘Faculty and Administrator Openings’ link, locate vacancy 605923, and then “Apply” at the bottom of the page.

Applications must include: (1) a letter of interest highlighting your qualifications for this position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial graduate transcripts of all college level work, (4) one-page DEIJ statement (see description above), (5) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (6) names and contact information for three professional references (phone number, email, and address). Save all items as PDF documents.

For more information, please contact Dr. Carol Chambers, Search Committee Chair, School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86011-5018; phone: 928-523-0014. Email: Carol.Chambers@nau.edu

 

Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu Coordinator

Closing date: January 31, 2022

Classification: 3-year, full time (Renewable dependent on funding)

Location: Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, Odanah, WI

Salary: Salary range: $39,707-$43,679 depending on qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a completed GLIFWC application for employment (available at www.glifwc.org), letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Robert Croll, Climate Change Program Coordinator 715-682-6619 rcroll@glifwc.org

 

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is hiring a Sustainability Specialist and want to reach as wide an audience as possible. You can also get there through this link.

 

Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP)

The Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP), which is a partnership between Northern Arizona University and various land management agencies, such as the National Park Service (NPS). The Northern Arizona University (NAU) Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP) aims to place 10 or more interns and practicum students from the College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences (CEFNS) as well as other partner colleges at NAU each year.

Current internship opportunities are available at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; Flagstaff Area, Aztec Ruins, and Montezuma Castle National Monuments; and Grand Canyon National Park. Indigenous and Native American students are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit the PLIP website for more information and please share these internship opportunities with your networks.

 

You can find a great listing of Indian Country jobs on NCAI’s website here.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

 

NEW! Institute for Environmental Professionals (ITEP) Internship Opportunities

The Student Summer Internship (SSI) program is an 8-week program. The purpose of this internship program is for students to gain hands-on skills and experience with EPA or other governmental and tribal environmental offices in managing and monitoring air quality. The internship program is funded by a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The Water and Land Summer Internship program is an 8 to 10-week program. The purpose of this internship program is for students to gain hands-on skills and experience with tribal organizations, state and federal agencies, and water or land management NGO’s. The internship program is funded by the Catena Foundation, Mighty Arrow Foundation and the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy.

Reach out to Mansel Nelson (mansel.nelson@nau.edu) for more information and application process. Applications due by February 1, 2022

 

Communication Channels for NASA Funding Opportunities

Please consider signing up for the following communication channels. These channels will ensure that you are informed of student engagement and other funding opportunities:

  • Register for an account with NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES). You’ll need to create an account, if you don’t already have one. Once you have an account you’ll be able to sign up for notifications to be alerted when new funding opportunities are released. There are sometimes opportunities released specifically for Minority Serving Institutions (including TCUs and other indigenous serving higher education institutions) so it’s good to receive the notifications to stay on top of new opportunities.
  • Sign up for our MUREP Newsletter which goes out every 2 weeks on Fridays.
  • Check our MUREP website for announcements regarding MUREP specific funding opportunities.

 

Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

 

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents:

Eligible Applicants:

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

 

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes, and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

 

NEW! EPA Partner Colorado State University – Research findings on the impact of woodburning cookstove on household air pollution in rural Honduras

January 12, 2022 from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM, MST. Click Here to Register

Few randomized controlled interventions of cookstoves (biomass or otherwise) have characterized air pollution exposure reductions nearing WHO target guidelines. The researchers present the impacts of a cleaner-combustion, wood-burning stove intervention on exposure (fine particulate matter and black carbon) and indicators of cardiometabolic health over a 3-year period among 230 primary female cooks in rural Honduras. To find out more please visit our website.

 

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

 

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

 

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2022-01-12T20:13:19+00:00January 12th, 2022|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of January 3 – 7, 2022

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu Coordinator

Closing date: January 31, 2022

Classification: 3-year, full time (Renewable dependent on funding)

Location: Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, Odanah, WI

Salary: Salary range: $39,707-$43,679 depending on qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a completed GLIFWC application for employment (available at www.glifwc.org), letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Robert Croll, Climate Change Program Coordinator 715-682-6619 rcroll@glifwc.org

 

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is hiring a Sustainability Specialist and want to reach as wide an audience as possible. You can also get there through this link.

 

Northern Arizona University is excited to announce the School of Forestry full-time position #605923 for Assistant Professor of Indigenous Forestry is on the Human Resources website and use this link will access the position.

The School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Indigenous Forestry. This is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment (40% teaching and student-related activities, 50% scholarship and research, and 10% service). We seek an applicant with expertise in Indigenous forestry (Native American, First Nations, or other Indigenous communities), broadly defined, whose interests will support, build, and complement the School of Forestry’s and NAU’s programs in these and related areas. Past and future integration of DEIJ aspects and issues into your teaching and research activities, and any impact of that DEIJ inclusion on students, the institution, your discipline, and the larger community.

  • Academic, professional, industry, and/or community service that contributes to building respectful and inclusive organizational climates, advances institutional recruitment of marginalized people, and raises awareness of DEIJ issues.

The anticipated start date for this position is August 2022.

 

The School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) at Northern Arizona University invites applications for a full-time, benefit eligible, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Environmental policy (#605899 ).  The successful candidate will prioritize SES’s efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion while engaging students, faculty, and external stakeholders on challenging issues critical to a just and sustainable society. This position builds on university strengths in Environmental Sustainability. Scholars are sought to develop new collaborations that will enable interdisciplinary science-based applied scholarship and teaching on local to global sustainability challenges. The successful candidate is required to maintain an active research program, provide quality teaching for SES, and contribute service to the School, the university, and profession. We encourage applications by candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of NAU and who value cultural, ethnic, and racial differences.

For full consideration, apply for position  #605899 here by 21 January 2022. If you have any questions about the position, you can contact the search committee chair, Denielle Perry, directly at denielle.perry@nau.edu.

 

Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP)

The Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP), which is a partnership between Northern Arizona University and various land management agencies, such as the National Park Service (NPS). The Northern Arizona University (NAU) Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP) aims to place 10 or more interns and practicum students from the College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences (CEFNS) as well as other partner colleges at NAU each year.

Current internship opportunities are available at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; Flagstaff Area, Aztec Ruins, and Montezuma Castle National Monuments; and Grand Canyon National Park. Indigenous and Native American students are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit the PLIP website for more information and please share these internship opportunities with your networks.

 

You can always find a great listing of Indian Country jobs on NCAI’s website here.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

Communication Channels for NASA Funding Opportunities

Please consider signing up for the following communication channels. These channels will ensure that you are informed of student engagement and other funding opportunities:

  • Register for an account with NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES). You’ll need to create an account, if you don’t already have one. Once you have an account you’ll be able to sign up for notifications to be alerted when new funding opportunities are released. There are sometimes opportunities released specifically for Minority Serving Institutions (including TCUs and other indigenous serving higher education institutions) so it’s good to receive the notifications to stay on top of new opportunities.
  • Sign up for our MUREP Newsletter which goes out every 2 weeks on Fridays.
  • Check our MUREP website for announcements regarding MUREP specific funding opportunities.

 

Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

Federal Register Notices related to Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to modify certain compliance dates under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. First, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2019 compliance year for small refineries only. Second, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2020 and 2021 compliance years for all obligated parties. Finally, EPA is proposing to change the way in which future RFS compliance and attest engagement reporting deadlines are determined.

  • January 3, 2022 – Comment Period Ends. Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2021-0783

 

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents:

Eligible Applicants:

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes, and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2022-01-05T17:02:49+00:00January 5th, 2022|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of December 20 – 24, 2021

 RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu Coordinator

Closing date: January 31, 2022

Classification: 3-year, full time (Renewable dependent on funding)

Location: Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, Odanah, WI

Salary: Salary range: $39,707-$43,679 depending on qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a completed GLIFWC application for employment (available at www.glifwc.org), letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Robert Croll, Climate Change Program Coordinator 715-682-6619 rcroll@glifwc.org

 

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is hiring a Sustainability Specialist and want to reach as wide an audience as possible. You can also get there through this link.

 

Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP)

The Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP), which is a partnership between Northern Arizona University and various land management agencies, such as the National Park Service (NPS). The Northern Arizona University (NAU) Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP) aims to place 10 or more interns and practicum students from the College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences (CEFNS) as well as other partner colleges at NAU each year.

Current internship opportunities are available at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; Flagstaff Area, Aztec Ruins, and Montezuma Castle National Monuments; and Grand Canyon National Park. Indigenous and Native American students are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit the PLIP website for more information and please share these internship opportunities with your networks.

 

You can find a great listing of Indian Country jobs on NCAI’s website here.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

 

NEW! Communication Channels for NASA Funding Opportunities

Please consider signing up for the following communication channels. These channels will ensure that you are informed of student engagement and other funding opportunities:

  • Register for an account with NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES). You’ll need to create an account, if you don’t already have one. Once you have an account you’ll be able to sign up for notifications to be alerted when new funding opportunities are released. There are sometimes opportunities released specifically for Minority Serving Institutions (including TCUs and other indigenous serving higher education institutions) so it’s good to receive the notifications to stay on top of new opportunities.
  • Sign up for our MUREP Newsletter which goes out every 2 weeks on Fridays.
  • Check our MUREP website for announcements regarding MUREP specific funding opportunities.

 

Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

Federal Register Notices related to Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to modify certain compliance dates under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. First, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2019 compliance year for small refineries only. Second, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2020 and 2021 compliance years for all obligated parties. Finally, EPA is proposing to change the way in which future RFS compliance and attest engagement reporting deadlines are determined.

  • January 3, 2022 – Comment Period Ends. Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2021-0783

 

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents:

Eligible Applicants:

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

 

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

 

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2021-12-22T19:52:14+00:00December 22nd, 2021|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of December 13 – 17, 2021

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

 

NEW! Tribal Climate Adaptation Menu Coordinator

Closing date: January 31, 2022

Classification: 3 year, full time (Renewable dependent on funding)

Location: Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission, Odanah, WI

Salary: Salary range: $39,707-$43,679 depending on qualifications.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit a completed GLIFWC application for employment (available at www.glifwc.org), letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to: Robert Croll, Climate Change Program Coordinator 715-682-6619 rcroll@glifwc.org

 

NEW! The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is hiring a Sustainability Specialist and want to reach as wide an audience as possible. You can also get there through this link.

 

NEW! Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP)

the Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP), which is a partnership between Northern Arizona University and various land management agencies, such as the National Park Service (NPS). The Northern Arizona University (NAU) Public Lands Internship Program (PLIP) aims to place 10 or more interns and practicum students from the College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences (CEFNS) as well as other partner colleges at NAU each year.

Current internship opportunities are available at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; Flagstaff Area, Aztec Ruins, and Montezuma Castle National Monuments; and Grand Canyon National Park. Indigenous and Native American students are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit the PLIP website for more information and please share these internship opportunities with your networks.

 

You can find a great listing of Indian Country jobs on NCAI’s website here.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

 Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

Funding Announcement: Tribal Organization Support for Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons- North Central, Midwest, Northeast/Southeast

The BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support the hiring of Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in the North Central, Midwest and Northeast/Southeast regions of the DOI Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs) through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program). Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on www.grants.gov and named TCRP-16241: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336222. Applications are due December 17, 2021.

 

Federal Register Notices related to Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to modify certain compliance dates under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. First, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2019 compliance year for small refineries only. Second, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2020 and 2021 compliance years for all obligated parties. Finally, EPA is proposing to change the way in which future RFS compliance and attest engagement reporting deadlines are determined.

  • January 3, 2022 – Comment Period Ends. Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2021-0783

 

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents

Eligible Applicants

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

 

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

 

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

 

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2021-12-15T19:03:04+00:00December 15th, 2021|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of December 6 – 10, 2021

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

Moms Clean Air Force is hiring several positions that can be found here.

The open positions include a Senior Policy Analyst, EcoMadres Campaign Manager,

Program Coordinator, Media and Public Engagement, New Mexico field consultant and an Arizona field consultant.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

NEW! Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

NEW! Funding Announcement: Tribal Organization Support for Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons- North Central, Midwest, Northeast/Southeast

The BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support the hiring of Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in the North Central, Midwest and Northeast/Southeast regions of the DOI Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs) through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program). Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on www.grants.gov and named TCRP-16241: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336222. Applications are due December 17, 2021.

 

NEW! Federal Register Notices related to Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to modify certain compliance dates under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. First, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2019 compliance year for small refineries only. Second, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2020 and 2021 compliance years for all obligated parties. Finally, EPA is proposing to change the way in which future RFS compliance and attest engagement reporting deadlines are determined.

  • January 3, 2022 – Comment Period Ends. Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2021-0783

 

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents

Eligible Applicants

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

 

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2021-12-08T19:30:12+00:00December 8th, 2021|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of November 29 – December 3, 2021

 

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

NEW! Moms Clean Air Force is hiring several positions that can be found here.

The open positions include a Senior Policy Analyst, EcoMadres Campaign Manager,

Program Coordinator, Media and Public Engagement, New Mexico field consultant and an Arizona field consultant.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

NEW! Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

 

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support the hiring of Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in Alaska, the Northwest, and the Southwest through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program). Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally-controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally-recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on grants.gov, and named BIA-2021-TCRP.

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

NEW! Federal Register Notices related to Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to modify certain compliance dates under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. First, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2019 compliance year for small refineries only. Second, EPA is proposing to extend the RFS compliance reporting deadline and the associated attest engagement reporting deadline for the 2020 and 2021 compliance years for all obligated parties. Finally, EPA is proposing to change the way in which future RFS compliance and attest engagement reporting deadlines are determined.

  • January 3, 2022 – Comment Period Ends. Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OAR-2021-0783

 

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents

Eligible Applicants

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

 

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

 

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

 

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2021-12-01T18:15:22+00:00December 1st, 2021|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of November 15 – 19, 2021

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

NEW! Prairie Island’s Land and Environment Dept. is looking to advertise a job opportunity. The position will be responsible for implementing and managing the Non-Point Source Pollution (NPS) Program and coordinate aspects of regional environmental compliance and policy related to NPS issues. This position will also assist in relevant activities associated with water quality and environmental monitoring. More info here! Closing date is November 26, 2021.

 

Moms Clean Air Force is hiring several positions that can be found here.

The open positions include a Senior Policy Analyst, EcoMadres Campaign Manager,

Program Coordinator, Media and Public Engagement, New Mexico field consultant and an Arizona field consultant.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

NEW! Office of Research and Development recently conducted planning discussions regarding the WSMART program. One decision we are activating now is a testing partner loan option during periods of lower wildfire activity (winter through early spring), with loans for up to 3 months. The website FAQs were updated today to outline that option (refer to: “Can I request this equipment to try out before the next wildfire season?”): https://www.epa.gov/air-sensor-toolbox/wildfire-smoke-air-monitoring-response-technology-wsmart-pilot

 

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support the hiring of Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in Alaska, the Northwest, and the Southwest through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program). Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally-controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally-recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on grants.gov, and named BIA-2021-TCRP.

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

 

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter!

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents

Eligible Applicants

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

 

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

 

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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2021-11-17T18:06:12+00:00November 17th, 2021|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of November 8 – 12, 2021

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

Moms Clean Air Force is hiring several positions that can be found here.

The open positions include a Senior Policy Analyst, EcoMadres Campaign Manager,

Program Coordinator, Media and Public Engagement, New Mexico field consultant and an Arizona field consultant.

 

The BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program is hiring  Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in the North Central, Midwest and  Northeast/Southeast regions of the DOI Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs) through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program).

Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally-controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally-recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on grants.gov, and named TCRP-16241. This provides a mechanism for the BIA to provide the selected Tribal organizations with non-recurring funding for mutually agreed upon tasks in keeping with the climate science needs of the BIA and all tribal communities in the North Central, Midwest, and Northeast/Southeast CASC regions (learn more and see map of DOI CASCs here. Applications are due December 17, 2021.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support the hiring of Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in Alaska, the Northwest, and the Southwest through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program). Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally-controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally-recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on grants.gov, and named BIA-2021-TCRP.

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy      

Join NCAI’s Climate Action email listserv here!

Sign up for the Alliance for Green Heat’s newsletter! 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s Climate Change newsletter, click here!

 

Toxics/Mobile Sources

2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents

 

Eligible Applicants

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

 

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

 

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2021-11-10T18:04:02+00:00November 10th, 2021|RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES|

RESOURCES AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES: Week of November 1 – 5, 2021

RESOURCES & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Now Hiring!

 

Moms Clean Air Force is hiring several positions that can be found here.

The open positions include a Senior Policy Analyst, EcoMadres Campaign Manager, Program Coordinator, Media and Public Engagement, New Mexico field consultant and an Arizona field consultant.

 

The BIA Tribal Climate Resilience Program is hiring a Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in the North Central, Midwest and Northeast/Southeast regions of the DOI Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASCs) through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program).

Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally-controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally-recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on grants.gov, and named TCRP-16241. This provides a mechanism for the BIA to provide the selected Tribal organizations with non-recurring funding for mutually agreed upon tasks in keeping with the climate science needs of the BIA and all tribal communities in the North Central, Midwest, and Northeast/Southeast CASC regions (learn more and see map of DOI CASCs here. Applications are due December 17, 2021.

 

Ambient Air Quality/EPA/NTAA/Tribes

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is pleased to announce the availability of funding to support the hiring of Tribal Climate Resilience Liaisons in Alaska, the Northwest, and the Southwest through the BIA’s Tribal Resilience Program (Program).

Eligible applicants include tribal non-profit, non-governmental organizations and tribally-controlled colleges or universities (TCUs) that serve federally-recognized tribes. Other entities may participate as sub-grantees. The solicitation is available on grants.gov, and named BIA-2021-TCRP.

 

To view and/or receive ITEP’s American Indian Air Quality Training Program newsletter, Native Voices, click here!

 

Climate Change/Energy

 

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 2021 American Rescue Plan (ARP) Electric School Bus Rebates

EPA will fund $7 million for electric school bus rebates in underserved communities. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) appropriated funds to the EPA for “activities that identify and address disproportionate environmental or public health harms and risks in minority populations or low-income populations” under several programs, including the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA).

Rebate Application Form and Supporting Documents

Eligible Applicants

  1. Public school districts listed on the ARP Electric School Bus Rebates Eligibility List
  2. Districts on the eligibility list are estimated to have 30% or more students living in poverty based on the US Census Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) School District Estimates for 2019.

States with zero school districts that make this cutoff will have one school district with the highest percent of students in poverty represented in the eligibility list.

  1. Tribal schools
  2. Private fleets that operate school buses under a contract with an eligible entity listed above

 

EPA Announces $10 Million Available for States, Tribes, and Territories to Address Environmental Challenges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of Multipurpose Grant (MPG) funding to support states, Tribes and territories in addressing high-priority environmental issues, including PFAS, environmental justice and climate change. For more information on eligibility, use of funding, process for award, and timelines, please reference the Multipurpose Grant guidance.

 

Recent additions to OTAQ’s website in August 2021

You can access these additions as well as new press releases and Federal Register notices related to OTAQ on our website.

 

Indoor Air Quality

The Northeastern Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Center announces two funding opportunities through its grants programs, supported by the USDA- NIFA.

Applications must be submitted online and are due by Thursday, November 11, 2021. An Informational Webinar about the RFA was held on October 6, 2021. For more information on the application process and guidelines, and to download the application, visit the Northeastern IPM Center website at www.northeastipm.org or the IPM Partnership Grants Program page at www.northeastipm.org/rfa/partnership. For both programs, there is a 12-month time limit on funded projects, and the application deadline is November 11, 2021.

 

IPM Partnership Grants

Each year, the Center offers funding through its IPM Partnership Grants Program. Funded projects must foster the development and adoption of IPM, address or identify regional priorities, and benefit the northeastern region at large.

The program supports three project types:

  • IPM Applied Research
  • IPM Working Groups
  • IPM Communications

Up to $150,000 in total will be available for 2022, generally with a maximum of

$30,000 per award, although Applied Research projects that include an 1890 land- grant institution or Native American-affiliated organization may apply for up to

$40,000. For more information or to apply for a Partnership Grant, visit neipmc.org/go/cnJQ.

 

Resource for Healthy Indoor Air Quality

Check out the website https://forhealth.org/ for many resources related to healthy homes and indoor air quality!

 

The Tribal Healthy Homes Network (THHN) has a webpage dedicated to Funding Opportunities! Additionally, THHN has developed a Funding Guide for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities.

 

Most Recent Listing: EPA Rules from the Federal Register can be found here.

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