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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.

Building Resilience in Island Communities Training Series
A training series based on the toolkit, The Keep Safe Guide to Building Resilience in Island Communities. The training focuses on emergency preparedness for housing and critical infrastructure in Puerto Rico and other islands in order to withstand extreme weather events.
Geographic coverage: Puerto Rico
Application Deadline: Sep 24, 2020
Sponsors: Enterprise Community Partners, Puerto Rico Builders Association, University of Puerto Rico Architecture and Planning School
Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants
Grants to fund national organizations that can provide technical assistance to local communities. Assistance will be targeted to help communities create thriving community development and affordable housing strategies that will result in healthier homes and communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 28, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund
Funds programs that work in the areas of affordable housing and shelter, education and youth development, environmental stewardship, 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, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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: Oct 1, 2020
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: Oct 15, 2020
Sponsor: First Nations Development Institute
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, 2020
Sponsor: Stephen and Tabitha King (STK) Foundation
Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship
A fellowship for Native Americans engaged in meaningful work that benefits Indigenous people and communities in reservation and/or urban settings. The fellowship is open to both emerging and experienced leaders from a wide variety of fields, including but not limited to agriculture, food systems, youth leadership development, natural resource management, climate change, economic development, journalism, language and cultural revitalization, and traditional or contemporary arts.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2020
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The Henry Luce Foundation
Brownfields Assessment Grants
Grants for developing inventories of brownfield sites, prioritizing sites, conducting community involvement activities, conducting planning, conducting site assessments, developing site-specific cleanup plans, and developing reuse plans related to brownfield sites.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency