Community-Based In-Home Asthma Environmental Education and Management

Posted on May 2, 2002

Title: Community-Based In-Home Asthma Environmental Education and Management
Sponsor: United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Deadline Note: Interested parties must submit a letter of intent to apply on or before May 29, 2002. A pre-application assistance conference call is scheduled for June 5, 2002, from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. EDT. The EPA must reveive applications on or before June 28, 2002. Selected projects will be announced on or around October 15, 2002.

Abstract: Funds will support performance-based pilot studies of asthma education and management, including indoor asthma trigger identification and mitigation, in existing community-based in-home environmental management or education programs. The purpose of this grant program is to assess the effectiveness of in-home asthma education and management approaches to educating children with asthma, their parents and/or primary care givers, and other people with asthma on how to identify and mitigate the indoor triggers to which the asthmatics in the household may be sensitive.

Amount Note: EPA plans to award two to four one time grants of up to $150,000 each. The number of awards and award amounts may vary depending on proposal quality and resource availability.

Eligibility: To be eligible, the applicant must 1) meet the standards for eligibility as identified in Section 103 (b)(3) of the Clean Air Act (page 1, paragraph 1); e.g., be a nonprofit organization or institute of higher education, or a state or local government entity; (2) request no more than $150,000 to accomplish pilot project goals and objectives; (3) properly complete and submit Standard Form 424 Application for Federal Assistance (SF-424) and a proposal by the established receipt date; and
(4) commit to complete the proposed pilot project activities within 18 to 24 months of grant award.

Contact Name: Brenda Doroski
Contact Phone: +1 (202) 564-9764
Contact Email: in-home.grants@epa.gov


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