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Environmental and Climate Justice Block Grants

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Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Educational Institution
  • Local Government
  • Native/Tribal Entity
  • Non-profit

Program Purpose:

  • Efficiency and Weatherization
  • Energy Infrastructure
  • Environmental Clean-up
  • Technical Assistance

Reserved for Energy



Office of Environmental Justice (OEJ)

Funded by:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


To provide grants and technical assistance to community-based organizations, alone or in partnerships, to reduce indoor and outdoor air pollution, including greenhouse gases; monitor for pollution; improve community resilience to the impacts of climate change, including extreme heat and wildfire; and build the capacity of these organizations to engage with state and federal decision-making processes.

Eligible Uses: (1) Community-led air and other pollution monitoring, prevention, and remediation, and investments in low- and zero-emission and resilient technologies and related infrastructure and workforce development that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and other air pollutants; (2) Mitigating climate and health risks from urban heat islands, extreme heat, wood heater emissions, and wildfire events; (3) Climate resiliency and adaptation; (4) Reducing indoor toxics and indoor air pollution; or (5) Facilitating engagement of disadvantaged communities in state and federal advisory groups, workshops, rulemakings, and other public processes.

Related Resources

Additional information is available on the Resources page.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Grant - match required
Total Amount Available:
Limit per Applicant:
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