January 6, 2015
The Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR’s) 2015/2016 Pest Management Alliance Grant Solicitation is now available. A total of $400,000 is available for projects that focus on adoption of integrated pest management (IPM) practices in agricultural or urban settings. DPR will consider projects for terms of up to 33 months.
If you are interested in this funding opportunity, please view the 2015/2016 Solicitation on DPR’s Web site <http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/pestmgt/grants/alliance/solicitation.htm>.
Project concepts must be submitted using the FAAST online grant application system by 5:00 PM on Friday, February 6, 2015.
DPR will hold two informational events: a webinar to explain the technical aspects of using the FAAST online application submission tool and a teleconference to answer questions about the grant program and the application process. Participation in the webinar and teleconference is voluntary.
Webinar: Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at 10:00 AM. DPR will hold a webinar to explain the application submission process using the State Water Resources Control Board’s FAAST online grant application system. Prospective applicants will also be able to ask questions about using the FAAST system.
FAAST Webinar Information:
Passcode: 889 259 1
Go to Webinar: https://waterboards.webex.com/waterboards
Locate the FAAST Training webinar
Click “Join” and enter your name and email address if requested
Webinar Password: CDPR
Note: If the meeting is not listed, click on “Unlisted Meeting” in the left hand column and enter the following Meeting Number: 744 781 762
Teleconference Call: Tuesday, January 20 2015, at 9:30 AM. DPR will hold a teleconference to answer questions about the grant program and the application procedures. The conference call-in number is 800-857-9619 and the participant passcode is 42914.
For additional information on the Pest Management Alliance Grant Program, please visit <http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/pestmgt/grants/alliance/index.htm>.
If you have any questions, please contact Steve Blecker at 916-324-0116 or <Steve.Blecker@cdpr.ca.gov>.