Skip to main content

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.

Udall Scholarship
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective Factors (R01 and R21)
Grants to support exploratory, developmental, and multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2021
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples Grants
Grants for native community projects in the areas of violence against women, crisis response, community empowerment, cultural vitality, and land and water stewardship.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples, Inc.
South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority Grants
Grants for the development of infrastructure that protects public health and increases the capacity for economic growth in rural areas of South Carolina.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2021
Sponsor: South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs
Change leadership programs, designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 17, 2021
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Missouri Foundation for Health Opportunity Fund
Grants to support innovative ideas and approaches that address systemic inequities and have a lasting impact on the health of Missouri's individuals and communities most in need. Focuses on health equity for older adults, immigrants and refugees, especially in rural communities, and environmental justice.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2021
Sponsor: Missouri Foundation for Health
EPA Alaska Tribal Public and Environmental Health Impacts Fellowship
A research opportunity with the Environmental Protection Agency to assess health risks and inform rural Alaskan Tribes about contaminant movement and potential human exposure related to disposal sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2021
Sponsors: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Hazardous Waste Management Grant Program for Tribes
Grants to federally-recognized Tribes and intertribal consortia for the development and implementation of hazardous waste programs and for building capacity to address hazardous waste management on Tribal lands.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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, 2021
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Wildhorse Foundation Rapid Response 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 for small needs that surface throughout the year 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, 2021
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation