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Funding

Healthy Urban Environments (HUE) seeks to underwrite high-quality, community-engaged, solutions-oriented projects that use innovative approaches and partnerships to address the issues of heat and/or air quality across Maricopa County. For more information about current funding opportunities, please review the information below.

HUE Solutions Projects – 2020-2021
Request for Proposals

The second cohort of HUE Solutions Projects will launch in late Spring/early Summer 2020, with an anticipated duration of 1 year.

For more information on proposal expectations, formatting and guidelines, follow this link to download a copy of our HUE Solutions Projects 2020 Request for Proposals (RFP):

Additionally, on December 16, 2019 HUE hosted a brief webinar to go over our request for proposals in more detail. You can access the slides from this webinar, as well as a recording of the full webinar (including audio and video) using the link or embedded video below:

Frequently Asked Questions

In addition to the RFP and webinar materials above, we would like to provide some answers to frequently asked questions regarding HUE and our Solutions Projects funding opportunities. If you have an additional question that is not answered by the materials on this page, please contact the HUE Project Manager at . Please check back as we will continue to update this section as additional questions are asked.

Q: How many Solutions Projects will be chosen and funded?
A: We anticipate funding 6 Solutions Projects for this round of funding.

Q: How should I structure my proposal? Are there any guidelines?
A: Yes! Please review the HUE 2020 Request for Proposals (RFP) and our 2020 RFP Webinar for information on how to structure your proposals. All proposals should be 1-2 pages in length, maximum.

Q: How long is the award period?
A: Projects are expected to last approximately 1 year. There is a possibility for a No Cost Extension (NCE) at the end of the first year for projects which are well underway but need some additional time to accomplish their scope of work.

Q: How will funding be administered?
A: HUE Solutions Projects funds will be administered as subawards. These subawards may be hosted internally at ASU (assigned to your ASU project team partner), or granted externally to your organization (assigned to a project lead in your organization).

Q: I have a great project or collaboration idea, but, I’m not sure who is the most appropriate ASU partner for my project team. How can I find a relevant and appropriate ASU project team partner?
A: HUE would be happy to arrange a discussion regarding your project ideas. Our project leads and staff can help you navigate ASU and find an appropriate expert to join your project team and support your project’s success.