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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.

Training and Technical Assistance for Wastewater Treatment Works for the Prevention, Reduction, and Elimination of Pollution
Funding to provide training and technical assistance for rural, small, and Tribal publicly owned wastewater treatment works and decentralized wastewater treatment systems for the prevention, reduction, and elimination of pollution.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 17, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
New England Healthy Communities Grant Program
Funding for 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: May 20, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF)
Grants to promote economic prosperity in Maryland's disadvantaged and underserved rural communities, with priority given to projects that address entrepreneurship, healthcare, infrastructure, and regional councils.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Letter of Intent (Required): May 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2021
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Native American Agriculture Fund Grants
Grants to support native American farmers and ranchers, with special emphasis on traditional foods, food sovereignty programs, lending, youth programming, agricultural sciences, and COVID-19 response.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 25, 2021
Sponsor: Native American Agriculture Fund
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
Grants to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate, and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities. Projects should help residents of underserved communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues. Underserved communities are defined as communities with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including people of color, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations that may be disproportionately impacted by environmental harms and risks.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Indigenous Communities Fellowship
Fellowships for Native individuals who propose innovative solutions to address barriers and issues that are experienced by indigenous communities. The primary question fellows are asked to solve is, "How can Native innovators in the U.S. use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2021
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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 14, 2021
Sponsor: Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations in the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation service area, with a focus on community enhancement, safety/wellness, environment, arts/culture, and education.
Geographic coverage: Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, southeastern Idaho, central/southeastern Washington, and northern California.
Application Deadline: Jun 15, 2021
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Power Foundation
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: Jul 1, 2021
Sponsor: Wildhorse Foundation
Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans
Funding to collaborate with multi-sectoral partners to develop an implementation-ready Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plan to reduce disparities in health outcomes related to chronic disease in a tribal jurisdiction, community, or catchment area. Health disparity populations include rural and tribal communities, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2021
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services