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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.

Training and Technical Assistance for Wastewater Treatment Works for the Prevention, Reduction, and Elimination of Pollution
Funding to provide training and technical assistance for rural, small, and tribal municipalities, publicly owned wastewater treatment works, and decentralized wastewater treatment systems for the prevention, reduction, and elimination of pollution.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Aug 22, 2022
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 Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Program
Secured, direct loans and loan guarantees for eligible water infrastructure projects. In addition, technical assistance may be provided to prospective borrowers, especially small and disadvantaged communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
American Rescue Plan Tribal Environmental Justice Small Grants Inactive
Grants for federally recognized tribal governments to engage tribal members and others living on tribal lands to address local environmental and public health issues. Projects should establish or modify public participation programs where fair treatment and meaningful participation priorities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program - Tribal Governments Inactive
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. Projects should help residents of underserved communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues. The 2022 opportunity is limited to federally recognized tribal governments to establish or modify public participation programs where fair treatment and meaningful participation priorities have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022
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: May 12, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program Inactive
Funding for 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: May 9, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA Region 6 Healthy Environmental Living Program Grant Inactive
Funding for communities in EPA Region 6 to reduce environmental risk to protect and improve human health and quality of life.
Geographic coverage: EPA Region 6 states: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2022
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: Jan 27, 2022
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Training and Technical Assistance to Improve Water Quality and Enable Small Public Water Systems to Provide Safe Drinking Water Inactive
Grants for nonprofit organizations to provide training and technical assistance for 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 3, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency