New England Healthy Communities Grant Program
The New England Healthy Communities Grant Program awards funding to communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve the quality of life.
Goals for Healthy Communities Grants include:
- Target resources to benefit communities at risk or sensitive populations, such as children, elderly, tribes, urban and rural residents, and others at increased risk
- Assess, understand, and reduce environmental and human health risks
- Increase collaboration through partnerships and community-based projects
- Build institutional and community capacity to understand and solve environmental and human health problems
- Advance emergency preparedness and ecosystem resilience
- Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits
Eligible applicants include:
- State and local governments
- Public nonprofit institutions/organizations
- Private nonprofit institutions/organizations
- Quasi-public nonprofit institutions/organizations
- Federally-recognized tribal governments
- K-12 schools or school districts
Applicants do not need to be physically located within the boundaries of EPA New England to be eligible to apply for funding, but all proposed projects must affect and benefit one or more of the states, tribes, and/or territories within Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and/or Vermont.
Award ceiling: $25,000
Expected number of awards: 10
Estimated total program funding: $250,000
A 5% match is required in the form of cash or in-kind contributions.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.