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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.

Native Agriculture and Food Systems College Scholarship Program
Scholarships to encourage Native American college students to enter careers in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with the ultimate goal of increasing food production, improving health and nutrition, and eliminating food insecurity in rural and reservation-based communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, workforce, and human services within the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation service area.
Geographic coverage: Available in specific areas in 26 states. See the "Where We Give" section of the program website for details.
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation
Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust Grants
Grants to nonprofit organizations in Maine that provide services in the areas of social services, health and medicine, education, arts, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust
Wildhorse Foundation Grants
Grants to tribes and national, regional, or local Native American organizations that serve individuals in the Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla tribes of Oregon and Washington. Funds may be used to support programs in the areas of public health, public safety, environmental protection, and gambling addiction, among others.
Geographic coverage: Parts of Washington and all of Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Connecticut Health and Environmental Justice Grants
Grants for projects in Connecticut that focus on health, environmental justice, and disparities in health outcomes based on geographic location.
Geographic coverage: Connecticut
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Connecticut Community Foundation
Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Maine that address the underlying causes and consequences of social and environmental problems.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: Stephen and Tabitha King (STK) Foundation
Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages. Priority areas include health; community needs; education and youth; and arts, culture, and community assets.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Dec 13, 2021
Sponsor: Daniel Foundation of Alabama
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 3, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
California Farm and Ranch Solid Waste Cleanup and Abatement Grant
Funding for the cleanup of illegal solid waste sites on farm or ranch property in California that is in need of cleanup to abate a public health and safety threat and/or a threat to the environment.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2021
Sponsor: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery
Brownfield Assessment Grants
Grants for assessing, prioritizing, and planning for the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites that are complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency