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Grants for Reducing Lead Hazards

As of April 2020, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is posting information about grants that may be used for lead abatement or reduction of lead hazards in California. Most grants are from entities outside of CDPH. Thus, interested parties should contact those entities with questions about applying for the grants and eligibility. If an entity has a grant to offer that is not listed below, please contact the CDPH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch at (510) 620-5600 to request that it be added. The CDPH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch encourages any who are eligible to apply for grants that reduce exposure to environmental lead hazards in California.

Grants/Funding SourcesAmountSummaryImportant DatesEligibilityLink & Contact
​HUD Healthy Homes and Weatherization Cooperation Demonstration Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6400-N-62


Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $1,000,000


​To fund Healthy Homes and Weatherization Program Cooperation Demonstration grants in localities that are served by both Healthy Homes and Weatherization Assistance Programs to determine whether coordination between the programs with respect to the implementation of healthy homes remediation activities and energy conservation measures achieves cost effectiveness and better outcomes in improving the safety and quality of homes. The following are the major goals and objectives of this NOFA: Identify effective strategies for coordination between Lead/Healthy Homes (LHH) and Weatherization programs that maximize program efficiencies and benefits to occupants. Reduce Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) deferrals through coordination with LHH programs. Establish sustainable models of inter-program cooperation, including data sharing, reporting, and targeting/recruiting clients. Identify effective models for the sustainable financing of coordinated healthy homes/weatherization interventions. Identify effective strategies for coordination between Lead/Healthy Homes (LHH) and Weatherization programs that maximize program efficiencies and benefits to occupants.

Current Closing Date for Applications: Nov 09, 2020  The application deadline is 11:59:59 pm Eastern Standard time on

Eligible Applicants:

Special district governments
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Independent school districts
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
City or township governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
County governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
State governments
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)


Grantor Contact Info:

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Brenda M. Reyes, MD, MPH Brenda.m.reyes@hud.gov

Funding Opportunity Number FR-6400-N-62

​Lead-Based Paint Capital Fund Program (LBPCF)

 

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6400-N-42


Award Ceiling: $5,000,000

Award Floor: $10,000


​As authorized under the FY2020 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, $45,000,000 shall be available for competitive grants to public housing agencies to evaluate and reduce lead-based paint hazards and other housing-related hazards including carbon monoxide and mold in public housing. Provided further, That of the amounts available under the previous proviso, no less than $25,000,000 shall be for competitive grants to public housing agencies to evaluate and reduce lead-based paint hazards in public housing by carrying out the activities of risk assessments, abatement, and interim controls (as those terms are defined in section 1004 of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 4851b)).

Current Closing Date for Applications: November 02, 2020. The application deadline is 11:59:59 pm Eastern Standard time.

​Eligible Applicants:

Public Housing Authorities with the legal authority to develop, own, modernize, and operate a public housing project in accordance with the 1937 Act are eligible. PHAs that are designated as troubled are eligible for funding if the agency is in compliance with any current Memorandum of Agreement or Recovery Agreements.

Tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs), Indian Housing Authorities (IHAs), nonprofit organizations and resident associations are not eligible to apply. Individuals, foreign entities, and sole proprietorship organizations are not eligible to compete for, or receive, awards made under this announcement.

Grantor Contact Info:

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Email address: PIHOCI@hud.gov

Website: Funding Opportunity Number FR-6400-N-42


Environmental Enforcement & Training Grants, CalEPA
Not specified,  $570,804 in 2017Grants may be awarded to public agencies and private nonprofit entities for training public prosecutors, peace officers, firefighters, and state or local environmental regulators in the investigation and enforcement of environmental laws. Local environmental regulators may request local assistance grants to assist in the investigation and enforcement of environmental laws, based upon a showing of substantial need and a lack of other available funding sources.
Applications for grants are accepted August 1st through August 31st every year.

Grants may be awarded to public agencies and private nonprofit entities for training public prosecutors, peace officers, firefighters, and state or local environmental regulators in the investigation and enforcement of environmental laws. Local environmental regulators may request local assistance grants to assist in the investigation and enforcement of environmental laws, based upon a showing of substantial need and a lack of other available funding sources.

Local environmental regulators may request local assistance grants to assist in the enforcement of environmental laws, based upon a showing of substantial need and a lack of other available funding sources.

Contact: Jessica Diedesch,

 (916) 322-2935

Applications should be sent to:
Jessica Aresca
CalEPA, Office of the Secretary
1001 I Street, MS 25C
Sacramento, CA 95814

Website: Environmental Enforcement and Training Grants

Lead Hazard Repair Services and Funding, Alameda County Healthy Homes Department

Grants of up to $10,000 per unit for lead hazard repair work.
Free Lead Paint Repair Grants for owners of pre-1978 residential properties in Alameda County
Our Lead Hazard Repair Funding approved applicants are provided with free lead testing, grant funding of up to $10,000 per unit for lead hazard repairs, free inspection for other healthy housing hazards that may be eligible for additional supplemental funds, and an assigned professional who will provide extensive project assistance, and project monitoring to help make your home or property lead-safe.

To apply for Lead Hazard Repair Services and Funding:

Submit your pre-application on-line. An email address is required.

OR

Print out the pre-application form (PDF - 126kb) and mail, scan or drop off your completed pre-application.

Drop-Off Locations:

Hayward: 224 W. Winton Ave, Rm. 110

Oakland: 2000 Embarcadero #300

 

What properties are eligible?

  • Properties must be pre-1978 residential property in Alameda County. (Priority for built before 1960)
  • The units must be family housing; SRO hotels are not eligible.
  • Owner-occupied units must be home to a child under six years old or a pregnant woman, or be regularly visited by a child under six at least 2 visits per week of at least 3 hours each visit.
  • Studio units must be home to a child under six years old or a pregnant woman.
  • The units must have low-income occupants. The income limit is determined based on the number of people living in the household, including children. The gross household income of the occupants may not exceed the amount listed in the chart.

Contact Information:

Phone number: 510-567-8280

Mailing address: 2000 Embarcadero, Suite 300, Oakland, CA 94606

Business hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Website: Lead Hazard Repair Services and Funding


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