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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.

Rural Maryland Prosperity Investment Fund (RMPIF) Inactive
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 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Jul 24, 2020
Sponsor: Rural Maryland Council
Day of Service Grants Inactive
Grants to engage volunteers to help meet community and national challenges on September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance and/or Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Activities may include volunteer service around food and nutrition, health, housing, emergency preparedness, and the environment. Rural communities are a funding priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 25, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations Inactive
Grants for research on the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability in rural communities and agricultural operations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Illinois Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Grant Inactive
Grants designed to increase nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and safe environments for children in the state of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Letter of Intent (Required): Feb 7, 2020
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2020
Sponsor: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
Partnership to Promote Local Efforts To Reduce Environmental Exposure Inactive
Grants to build community capacity to assess and respond to site-specific issues involving human exposure to hazardous substances in the environment. Funding may be used to conduct site-specific health assessments and provide recommendations to prevent, reduce, or eliminate harmful exposures and to educate the community, stakeholders, and health professionals on site-specific environmental exposures and risks to human health. When planning project activities, applicants must consider sensitive populations such as children and the elderly, as well as underserved populations such as tribes, people with disabilities, rural populations, and populations where English is a second language.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2019
Sponsors: Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund Grants Inactive
Grants to eligible agencies to capitalize a revolving loan fund that will provide loans and subgrants to eligible entities to carry out cleanup activities at brownfield sites contaminated with hazardous substances and/or petroleum.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional] Inactive
Grants for eligible institutions of higher education to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Oct 22, 2019
Application Deadline: Nov 22, 2019
Sponsors: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
#GenIndigenous Response Fund Inactive
Grants for organizations that are working to improve the lives of Native youth, ages 14-26 years, and cultivate Native leaders of the future.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 11, 2019
Sponsors: Native Americans in Philanthropy, The Minneapolis Fund
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Grants to support healthcare organizations in implementing cancer screening programs; developing education programs; disseminating information on radiogenic diseases; screening eligible individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; providing appropriate referrals; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: Oct 28, 2019
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tribal Training Support for the Community and Tribal Air Quality Programs Inactive
A cooperative agreement with a single entity to provide tribal training and technical support to tribal governments seeking to investigate, develop, and establish air quality management programs for lands under their jurisdiction.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency