Fiscal Year 2019 National Environmental Information Exchange Network Grant

The Exchange Network Grant Program provides funding for projects that develop the Network and enable timely, on-demand access to environmental data through innovative technologies, improved support systems, and expanded collaboration using shared tools and services.

Eligible Recipients:
States, U.S. Territories, federally recognized Indian tribes and native Alaska villages, and inter-tribal consortia of federally recognized tribes. Other entities and some public universities may apply for assistance if they are agencies or instrumentalities of a state under applicable state laws.

Eligible Projects:

  • Facilitate sharing environmental data, especially through shared and reusable services.
  • Streamline data collection and exchanges to improve its timeliness for decision making.
  • Increase the quality of and access to environmental data through discovery, publishing, outbound, and analytical service.
  • Develop foundational Environmental Network shared services (e.g., network security or corporate portals) to reduce burden and avoid costs for co-regulators and the regulated community.
  • Exchange Network by placing a data flow, data publishing, web service, or other eligible projects into production.

Funding Source:

Funding Amount:
$6,000,000 for 20-25 assistance agreements of up to $400,000 each

Edward Mixon
Office of Information Management
Office of Environmental Information
(202) 566-0466

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