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Funding by Topic: Emergency preparedness and response

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

California Resilience Challenge
Funding for projects designed to adapt to climate change that will yield significant future benefits for public health, safety, infrastructure, the economy, and the environment in California. Priority is given to underrepresented communities, which are those that experience continuing injustice including people of color, immigrants, people with lower incomes, those in rural areas, and indigenous people.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2023
Sponsor: Bay Area Council Foundation
Climate Ready Tribes Emergency Mitigation Planning Grants
Funding for the development of tribal emergency mitigation plans related to extreme weather, coastal erosion, or other impacts of climate change.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 29, 2023
Sponsor: National Indian Health Board
National Association of Realtors Rural Outreach Grant
Grants for state and local realtor association initiatives on a wide range of rural issues such broadband, well and septic, open space preservation, environmental standards, disaster prevention and recovery, and planning and zoning issues. Rural providers, facilities, and programs could approach local realtor associations with potential projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 16, 2023
Sponsor: National Association of Realtors
Flicker Fund
Emergency response funding for crisis impacted indigenous communities and nations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2023
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Community Wildfire Defense Grants
Grants for at-risk local communities and tribes to plan for and mitigate the risk created by wildfires. Priority is given to projects located in areas identified as having a high or very high wildfire hazard potential; that benefit low-income communities; and/or serve communities impacted by a severe disaster within the previous 10 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2023
Sponsors: Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Drinking Water System Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Program
Funding for projects in small and disadvantaged communities that are designed to increase natural hazard resilience in drinking water systems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 6, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Community Facilities Program Disaster Repair Grants
Grants to repair essential community facilities in rural areas that were damaged by Presidentially Declared Disasters in calendar year 2022. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community. It does not include private, commercial, or business undertakings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 24, 2023
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
AmeriCorps State and National Native Nation Planning Grants
Planning grants to support tribes in developing an AmeriCorps program that will engage AmeriCorps members in implementing evidence-based interventions to solve community problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
Notice of Special Interest for research in understanding the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help prepare more effectively for future public health emergencies. Populations that experience health disparities are a particular focus.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 8, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health