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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
Grants to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)
A federal-state partnership that provides funding and technical assistance to help water systems and states achieve the health protection objectives of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Water/Wastewater Utility All-Hazards Bootcamp Training
An online training course for water and wastewater employees responsible for emergency response and recovery activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Local Foods, Local Places Inactive
Provides direct technical assistance to communities to boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses, improve access to healthy local food, and promote wellness.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program Inactive
Secured, direct loans and loan guarantees for eligible water infrastructure projects, with 15% of funds set aside for small, rural, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Tribal Waste Management Capacity Building Training Grant Inactive
A single grant for an eligible entity to provide training, technical assistance, and travel scholarships to federally-recognized tribes in support of waste management capacity building on tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes Inactive
Grants to federally-recognized tribes and intertribal consortia for the development and implementation of hazardous waste programs and for building capacity to address hazardous waste management on tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Request for Proposals from Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia for Nonpoint Source Management Grants Under Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 319 Inactive
Funding for eligible tribes and intertribal consortia to develop and/or implement watershed-based plans and on-the-ground projects that address nonpoint source impairments and contribute to overall protection and improvement of water quality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 2, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program Inactive
Awards funding to communities in New England to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health, and improve quality of life.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Application Deadline: Apr 13, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Training and Technical Assistance for Small Water Systems Inactive
Grants to provide training and technical assistance to small public water systems, onsite/decentralized wastewater systems, and private well owners located in urban, rural, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2017
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency