National Farmworker Training Program


Funding Opportunity ID: 319315
Opportunity Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-004
Opportunity Title: National Farmworker Training Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Environment
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 66.716
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: See Section III of the announcement for eligibility information.
Agency Code: EPA
Agency Name: Environmental Protection Agency
Posted Date: Aug 09, 2019
Close Date: Oct 15, 2019 Please refer to the announcement, including Section IV, for additional information on submission methods and due dates.
Last Updated Date: Aug 09, 2019
Award Ceiling: $2,500,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) is solicitingapplications from eligible parties for an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)cooperative agreement to provide financial assistance to an eligibleorganization for a pesticide safety program, including training and education,aimed at reducing exposure to pesticides for agricultural workers, theirfamilies and the agricultural community. The grantee will conduct a nationalprogram to educate farmworkers about how to reduce risks from pesticides. Aspart of this program, the grantee will also train pesticide safety educatorswho will work with farmworker service organizations, growers and other membersof the agricultural community in key rural, agricultural areas with highpesticide use and large numbers of farmworkers to conduct interactive pesticidesafety programs for agricultural workers and their families. The grantee mayutilize existing EPA approved worker and children protection pesticide safetytraining and education materials, may develop new and/or improved materials andcollaborate with other EPA grantees to address pesticide safety issues forfarmworkers and farmworker children. All training materials should be targetedat the low literacy, predominately non-English speaking agricultural workerpopulation. EPA expects to provide an estimated $500,000 annually, depending onthe Agency’s budget, for a total of up to $2,500,000 for five years (2020through 2025).
Version: 2
Modification Comments: Minor modification made to correct the Opportunity Title name. The correct Opportunity Title name is "National Farmworker Training Program". All other information in the RFA remains the same.

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