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EPA ‘Justice40’ grants target grassroots efforts

$50m will go to groups in New England

Avery Bleichfeld

January 17, 2024

EPA ‘Justice40’ grants target grassroots efforts

Three local New England nonprofits are teaming up to distribute federal funds in a streamlined process to meet the needs of grassroots community-based organizations focused on environmental justice and climate issues.

The initiative, which will provide a total of $50 million to groups across the Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 1 in New England, is intended to bring new funding sources to smaller groups to generate community-based solutions and reduce barriers around access to federal funds.

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