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New England Healthy Communities Grant Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.110
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
May 26, 2023

Zac Degler


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
  • Achieve measurable environmental and human health benefits

Program priorities include rural, tribal, and other areas with environmental justice concerns.


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
  • Other nonprofits such as grassroots and community-based organizations

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, Vermont, and/or tribal lands in New England.

Geographic coverage
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $40,000
Expected number of awards: 15
Estimated total program funding: $500,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

Completed applications may also be emailed to if there are technical issues with submission.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Children and youth · Chronic respiratory conditions · Environmental health · Infrastructure · Public health · Schools · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Connecticut · Maine · Massachusetts · New Hampshire · Rhode Island · Vermont

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