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New England Healthy Communities Grant Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 66.110
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
May 28, 2019

Katie Marrese


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.

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

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.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · 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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