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  • Community Environmental Demonstration Projects RurAL CAP RurAL CAP and ANTHC have partnered to provide Community Environmental Demonstration Grants for innovative projects that help to address approaches for enhancing human health or the environment of Tribal communities and can serve as a demonstration to other Tribal communities in Alaska This funding is made possible with a grant from the US EPA.
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  • What are Community Environmental Demonstration Projects? One-time project with a beginning and end, take no more than one year to complete One-time project with a beginning and end, take no more than one year to complete Innovative, new approaches for addressing human health or environmental needs Innovative, new approaches for addressing human health or environmental needs Must be performed in Alaska and benefit Tribal communities in Alaska Must be performed in Alaska and benefit Tribal communities in Alaska Gather or transfer information for other communities to use Gather or transfer information for other communities to use
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  • Types of Projects Eligible projects may address but are not limited to the following: Climate change Climate change Indoor/Outdoor air quality Indoor/Outdoor air quality Drinking water Drinking water Solid waste systems Solid waste systems Recycling Recycling Backhaul Backhaul Subsistence resource protection Subsistence resource protection Waste reduction Waste reduction Alternative Energy Alternative Energy
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  • Basic Award Information Award floor: $5,000 Award floor: $5,000 Award ceiling: $30,000 Award ceiling: $30,000 Average award will be: approximately $20,000 Average award will be: approximately $20,000 Expected number of awards: 10-12 Expected number of awards: 10-12 Total amount to be awarded: Approximately $200,000 Total amount to be awarded: Approximately $200,000 Match requirement: No match required. Match requirement: No match required. Eligible applicants: Tribes, Tribal Consortia, States, Territories, Non-profits, Public/Private Colleges/Universities, Hospitals, Labs Eligible applicants: Tribes, Tribal Consortia, States, Territories, Non-profits, Public/Private Colleges/Universities, Hospitals, Labs RurAL CAP and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium are soliciting proposals for community demonstration projects that are innovative and address approaches for enhancing human health or the environment of Tribal communities in rural Alaska for the benefit of Tribal communities in Alaska.
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  • Timeline Request for Proposals released: October 5 Request for Proposals released: October 5 Proposals are due: Tuesday, December 8 Proposals are due: Tuesday, December 8 Proposals reviewed by a selection committee: December 8 January 5 Proposals reviewed by a selection committee: December 8 January 5 Pre-awards announced: January 5 Pre-awards announced: January 5 Full proposal completed, negotiate any changes: January 9 Full proposal completed, negotiate any changes: January 9 Project start date: February 1, 2010 Project start date: February 1, 2010 Project end date: January 31, 2011 Project end date: January 31, 2011 RurAL CAP and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium are soliciting proposals for community demonstration projects that are innovative and address approaches for enhancing human health or the environment of Tribal communities in rural Alaska for the benefit of Tribal communities in Alaska.
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  • Important Dates Recipients will attend project orientation training during Alaska Forum on the Environment, February 8-12 (must include travel funds in proposal, either direct or matching) Recipients will attend project orientation training during Alaska Forum on the Environment, February 8-12 (must include travel funds in proposal, either direct or matching) Recipients will share project outcomes during ATCEM or IGAP Training 2010 (October or November) and/or AFE 2011 Recipients will share project outcomes during ATCEM or IGAP Training 2010 (October or November) and/or AFE 2011 Reports will be due quarterly Reports will be due quarterly RurAL CAP and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium are soliciting proposals for community demonstration projects that are innovative and address approaches for enhancing human health or the environment of Tribal communities in rural Alaska for the benefit of Tribal communities in Alaska.
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  • Application Materials 1.Narrative Proposal (pg 2 of short RFP) A. Project summary B. Project approach 45 points total C. Narrative workplan 40 points total a.Environmental results (outcomes/outputs) b.Description of work products to be developed c.Programmatic capability and reporting 2. Narrative Budget 5 points total 3.Attachments A. Tribal Support 10 points total A. Tribal Support 10 points total B. Letters of support from partners B. Letters of support from partners RurAL CAP and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium are soliciting proposals for community demonstration projects that are innovative and address approaches for enhancing human health or the environment of Tribal communities in rural Alaska for the benefit of Tribal communities in Alaska.
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  • Contact Information Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Desirae Roehl 907-729-3496 [email protected] RurAL CAP AJ Salkoski 907-865-7353 asalk[email protected] Copies of the RFP: RurAL CAP/ANTHC display table www.ruralcap.com; http://www.anthc.org/chs/ces/hve/index.cfm www.ruralcap.com; http://www.anthc.org/chs/ces/hve/index.cfmwww.ruralcap.comhttp://www.anthc.org/chs/ces/hve/index.cfmwww.ruralcap.comhttp://www.anthc.org/chs/ces/hve/index.cfm RurAL CAP and Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium are soliciting proposals for community demonstration projects that are innovative and address approaches for enhancing human health or the environment of Tribal communities in rural Alaska for the benefit of Tribal communities in Alaska.
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  • 2009 Projects RurAL CAP Eyak Eyak Napaimute Napaimute Igiugig Igiugig Tetlin Tetlin Petersburg Petersburg ANTHC Port Graham Tununak St. George Upper Kalskag Mt. Sanford Each community will be presenting project results during the 2009 ATCEM and/or 2010 Alaska Forum
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  • The Native Village of Eyak received a Community Environment Demonstration Grant to initiate a plastic recycling program in Cordova. They are purchasing container bins to collect the waste, and are creating community awareness through partnerships and education initiatives. The Native Village of Eyak
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  • Native Village of Eyak Plastic Recycling Project Plastic Recycling Project In-home Brochures In-home Brochures Conex Boxes Fitted as a Collection Point for #1 and #2 Plastics Conex Boxes Fitted as a Collection Point for #1 and #2 Plastics Containers in the Homes for Recyclable Separation Containers in the Homes for Recyclable Separation
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  • Conex Box Used for Plastic Collection
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  • The Petersburg Indian Association received a Community Environment Demonstration Grant to create a composting program in the community to help reduce food waste. Worm composters were purchased and placed in the school to breakdown food waste, which then creates compost. Waste reduction is important since wastes are shipped out of the community. The Petersburg Indian Association
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  • Petersburg Indian Association Composting Project Composting Project Worms Were Purchased and Placed in the School to Break Down Food Waste Worms Were Purchased and Placed in the School to Break Down Food Waste Worms Were Loaned to Families During Summer Months Worms Were Loaned to Families During Summer Months Already 84 lbs. Composted and 138 lbs. of Waste Diverted from the Waste Stream Already 84 lbs. Composted and 138 lbs. of Waste Diverted from the Waste Stream
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  • Worm Composting
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  • The Native Village of Napaimute received a Community Environment Demonstration Grant to begin a wood briquette making process. They are clearing old wood from around their area and then cleaning and drying it. They are then using equipment that will allow them to press the wood into briquettes. The briquettes will be used to heat homes and community buildings. The Native Village of Napaimute
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  • Native Village of Napaimute Briquette Making Process Briquette Making Process Purchased a Briquette Maker, and a Wood Chipper Purchased a Briquette Maker, and a Wood Chipper Plan to Use the Press to Make Briquettes as a Heat Source from Wood Waste Plan to Use the Press to Make Briquettes as a Heat Source from Wood Waste Have Cleared 40,000 Square Feet of Wood Waste for Briquetting Materials Have Cleared 40,000 Square Feet of Wood Waste for Briquetting Materials
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  • Log Maker, Briquettes, Wood Chipper
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  • The Native Village of Tetlin received a Community Environment Demonstration Grant to start a recycling program in the community. They refurbished an old, donated building to house recyclables such as lead acid batteries as well as aluminum cans and plastics. They are also producing educational materials and will provide containers for in-home separation of recyclables. The Native Village of Tetlin
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  • Native Village of Tetlin Recycling and Backhaul Project Recycling and Backhaul Project Revamped an Old Building to Create a Recycling Drop-Off Center Revamped an Old Building to Create a Recycling Drop

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