Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

FY2018 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants (EWDJT)

These grants are provided to eligible entities, including nonprofit organizations, to develop environmental programs that recruit, train, and place unemployed and under-employed residents of communities affected by brownfields and other environmental contaminants with the skills needed to secure full-time, sustainable employment in the environmental field and in assessment and cleanup work taking place in their communities. Each EWDJT grant may be funded up to $200,000 over a three year period. 

The proposal submission deadline is December 15, 2017. 

All proposals must be submitted through

FY2018 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant Guidelines
FY2018 Frequently Asked Questions Tip Sheet for Applicants

Webinar to Assist in Preparing FY18 EWDJT Proposals
To assist applicants with their proposals, EPA will hold an informational webinar for prospective grant applicants. The webinar will be held on November 7, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. ET. The webinar will be recorded and posted to the Brownfields website.

To access the webinars live, please go to at the aforementioned date and time.