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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.

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: Apr 1, 2018
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants
Grants to native community projects in the areas of health and well-being; leadership development; art and creativity; peace, equity, and justice; sustainable communities and economies; and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 7, 2018
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
Appalachian Community Fund General Fund
Grants to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of the economic and social distress to the Central region of Appalachia.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and East Tennessee.
Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2018
Sponsor: Appalachian Community Fund
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program
Awards funding to 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: Apr 13, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant
Grants to community nonprofit organizations working to address social determinants of health in underserved, low-income, and minority populations, as well as supporting physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 18, 2018
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2018
Sponsor: Aetna Foundation
Meyer Memorial Trust Grants
Grants to organizations in Oregon to support efforts to advance equity in the areas of building community, equitable education, healthy environment, and housing opportunities.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Apr 18, 2018
Sponsor: Meyer Memorial Trust
Request for Proposals from Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia for Nonpoint Source Management Grants Under Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 319
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: May 2, 2018
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings (R01 and R21)
Grants for interdisciplinary research aimed at promoting health, preventing and limiting symptoms and disease, and reducing health disparities across the lifespan for those living, or spending time, in non-traditional settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 7, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Colleges Education Equity Grants Program
Grants to 1994 Tribal Colleges to help build education capacity in the food, agricultural, natural resource, and human sciences for American Indian students.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Tribal Colleges Extension Grant Program: Capacity
Grants to establish and strengthen capacity to equip, train, and deploy extension educators and specialists to carry out tribal extension needs assessments and outreach activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture