Radon Mini-Grants Now Available to Non-profits!
The Kansas Radon Program (KRP) is pleased to announce the availability of small grant funds to promote radon awareness and risk reduction. For the State Indoor Radon Grant (SIRG) program year of 10/1/2014 through 9/30/2015, the KRP intends to award up to $7,500 in small grant funding.
Funding will be awarded via one of two funding categories. The first category will include up to four (4) grants with suggested budgets of $1,250 ($5,000 total). These mini grants include both a demonstration radon mitigation system installation and local/regional public awareness campaign. The four (4) grants are targeted to include one (1) per geographic quadrant of the state. The second category will include up to five (5) grants with suggested budgets of $500 ($2,500 total). These grants are targeted for local/regional public awareness activities. Proposals shall be reviewed in the order by which they are received.
A thirty-minute informational and program overview webinar (including in-kind match requirements and how to document them) was hosted by the KRP it is available as a recording and power point below. All Kansas non-profit organizations are eligible to apply. Potential applicants could include health departments, extension programs, schools and school groups. Please contact Brian Hanson (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
Check out our FAQs on radon.
- What are the risks?
- Testing is easy.
- Inexpensive test kits are available at most county extension offices. Contact your local office about availability.
- A radon mitigation system will fix your home.
- Radon resistant homes can be built.