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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Environmental health

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

Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (SEDS-AK)
Support for village-specific projects to improve and strengthen the administrative and management capacity of Alaska Native tribal governments, which are central to social and economic self-sufficiency in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Application Deadline: May 22, 2024
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program
Grants to support healthcare organizations in providing medical screenings to qualifying individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; creating education programs and sharing public information on radiogenic diseases; providing referrals and follow-up services for medical treatment; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: May 29, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress, poverty, and oppression in the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
Union Pacific Foundation Community Ties Giving Program: Local Grants
Grants to nonprofits to support direct services and capacity building efforts aimed at improving the quality of life in communities served by Union Pacific in the areas of safety, workforce development, community vitality, and environmental sustainability. Special emphasis is given to programs and organizations that advance the diversity, equity, and inclusion of underserved populations in target communities. Rural communities are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Communities in 23 states served by Union Pacific
Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
Sponsor: Union Pacific Foundation
Jenco Awards
Monetary awards that recognize visionary leaders who contribute to the quality of life of individuals living in Appalachian Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Southeast New England Program (SNEP) Opportunity to Advance Resilience in Disadvantaged Communities (SOAR)
Funding for planning, implementation, outreach, training, capacity, and staff-building projects in Southeastern New England. Projects should address climate change and the historic, long term impacts of environmental and social injustices in disadvantaged communities. Tribal lands are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Rhode Island, Southeastern Massachusetts, and the 3 tribal nations within the geography
Application Deadline: Jun 7, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Off-Farm Labor Housing Direct Loans and Grants
Low interest loans and need-based grants to develop affordable housing for year-round, migrant, seasonal, retired, and/or disabled domestic farm laborers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 18, 2024
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Housing Service
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN)
Grants for academic departments and programs of institutions of higher education to support graduate fellowships for students. Priority is given to tribal colleges and universities, historically black colleges and universities, and other minority serving institutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Native Voices Rising Grants
General operating support grants designed to strengthen native-led organizations that are improving the lives of their community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: Common Counsel Foundation, Native Americans in Philanthropy
Tribal Colleges Extension Program: Special Emphasis
Funding for special emphasis extension projects at 1994 Land-Grant Institutions. Projects allow extension offices to be responsive to community needs through projects that address youth, agriculture, economic development, or other issues important to stakeholders.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2024
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture