The EPO`s Office of Pesticide Programs has applied for funding for outreach projects that support and encourage the safe use of pesticides. The EPO expects that between 2021 and 2026, it is estimated that $1.2 million per year will be allocated through a cooperation agreement with the laureate. The EPO is seeking candidates for a total of $1.2 million for environmental justice cooperation agreements due to be awarded in 2016. Cooperation agreements are awarded to local community-based organizations that wish to address environmental and health issues in their communities by cooperating with other stakeholders such as public and local governments, industry, science and non-governmental organizations. Below you will find descriptions of the cooperation agreements currently in operation. (a) assist U.S. states, territories, and property, including the District of Columbia and Indian tribes, in developing and maintaining comprehensive pesticide programs that address all aspects of pesticide application and specific pesticide initiatives; (b) promote collaborative monitoring and analysis procedures; and (c) promote regulatory activities within states, territories and tribes. Financial Priority 2019 – Fellows must carry out activities related to: (1) Pesticide Core Program; (2) Safety of pesticide workers: health and safety standards; (3) Occupational safety: pesticide-applicator certification; (4) pesticides in water; (5) product integrity; (6) Respect for limits. The Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977 requires federal authorities to distinguish between supply and support relationships.