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Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program

Funding for:

Funding to create activities leading to measurable environmental or public health results in communities in need.

What does this funding get me?

The Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program is part of the EPA’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program. 88 eligible groups have been selected to receive a total of $84.1 million in funding. 

Awardees will receive up to $1,000,000 in grant funding for a variety of projects, including monitoring air quality (indoor/outdoor), solar panel installation, community education, green jobs and infrastructure, small-scale cleanups, food access, emergency preparedness and planning, land reuse, water quality, better access to transportation and the support of healthy homes through asbestos, lead and radon testing, remediation and mitigation.

Am I eligible?

 Eligible entities include: 

  • A state in partnership with a community-based nonprofit organization
  • A local government in partnership with a community-based nonprofit organization
  • US Territories, Freely Associated States, and tribal governments in remote areas

How can I access the money?

The EPA has already awarded the funds to 88 groups, including three in Pennsylvania.

The PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), cities of McKeesport and Philadelphia, and Alleghany County have all been granted funds in the 2023 cycle.

Visit Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program for information.

What is the timeline?

Stay tuned for more information about the timeline of these projects.

What other incentives could I use to help me accomplish my goals?

You may be able to access more funding from the Environmental Justice Grants, Funding and Technical Assistance Page

Where can I get more information?