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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.

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
Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations Inactive
Grants for research on the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability in rural communities and agricultural operations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 7, 2020
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: Dec 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfields Assessment Grants Inactive
Grants for developing inventories of brownfield sites, prioritizing sites, conducting community involvement activities, conducting planning, conducting site assessments, developing site-specific cleanup plans, and developing reuse plans related to brownfield sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfields Cleanup Grants Inactive
Grants to carry out cleanup activities at specific Brownfields sites, resulting in better community environmental health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants Inactive
Grants to eligible agencies to capitalize a revolving loan fund that will provide loans and subgrants to eligible entities to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites contaminated with hazardous substances and/or petroleum.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2019
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 to 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: Nov 14, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
National Farmworker Training Program Inactive
Funding for a single agency to conduct a national program to educate farm workers about pesticide safety, including training and education aimed at reducing exposure to pesticides for agricultural workers, their families, and the agricultural community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency