Clean Air Act 105 Grants

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Grants offered to tribes through the Clean Air Act for the implementation of programs meant to control air pollution, both ambient and indoor.

Eligible Applicants:

About the Award:

Implementation of programs meant to control and prevent air pollution (ambient and indoor) or programs that implement the national primary and secondary ambient air quality standards described by the CAA.

Example Eligible IAQ Activities:

wood heating education, home assessments, community education and outreach, monitoring, training

Funding Details:

  • Funding Details dependent on Region.
  • Tribes required to match up to 40% of the grant, unless they have been approved with Treatment as a State for the Clean Air Act.
    • If the tribe has Treatment as a State for CAA, the required match can be reduced to 5%.
    • In-kind resources can be used to match.
    • The match can be waived if the tribe can show that fulfilling the match would impose undue hardship.
Award Type:

Program Highlights:

The Tulalip Tribes, in Washington State, utilize a CAA 105 grant to help fund their Tulalip Air & Indoor Environments program. Indoor air activities that they conduct under 105 include conducting Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments in tribal homes, schools and office buildings, conducting IAQ outreach and education at health fairs and tribal community events, monitoring the indoor environment using low-cost sensor technology, and collaborating with Tulalip Housing to find and leverage outside funding for mitigation of IAQ hazards in tribal homes.

Typical Application Period: Dependent on Region


Dependent on Region - Check local contact

last modified: 2019-09-24 08:18:33