EPA Offers Grants to Train Older Adults, Promote Active Aging

As part of its Aging Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking grant proposals that train older adults to be environmental leaders and demonstrate how greenways and sustainable streets can improve the quality of life and environmental quality for the active aging. The solicitation closes Nov. 21.

States or state agencies, the District of Columbia, territories, American Indian Tribes (federally recognized), and possessions of the United States are eligible to apply. It is also open to public and private universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories, other public or private nonprofit institutions and 501 (c)(3) organizations.

EPA will award two grants totaling $200,000 in the winter of 2009.

For more information, visit http://epa.gov/aging/grants/grant-list/2008_11_21_rfp-epa-ao-ochp-08-01-fnl-rev-9-24.htm.

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