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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.

Luce Indigenous Knowledge Fellowship Inactive
A self-directed 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 healthcare, 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: May 18, 2023
Sponsors: First Nations Development Institute, The Henry Luce Foundation
NNLM Region 6 State Advisory Group (SAG) Illinois Outreach Award Inactive
Funding to improve health literacy and increase health equity through engagement and training for health information. The program focus is to address issues of mental health and/or social or environmental health in health disparity populations in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: May 15, 2023
Sponsors: Network of the National Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Indigenous Communities Fellowship Inactive
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 are Indigenous innovators in the U.S. building upon traditional knowledge and technology to meet the social, environmental, and economic goals of their communities?"
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 9, 2023
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
HUD Section 4 Capacity Building Grants: Rural and Tribal Communities Inactive
Grants to build the technical and administrative capacity of community development corporations, community housing development organizations, and Native American organizations to carry out community development and affordable housing activities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 28, 2023
Sponsor: Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.
Energy Improvement in Rural or Remote Areas Demonstration Funding Inactive
Financial investment, technical assistance, and other resources to advance clean energy demonstrations and energy solutions in rural and remote areas that can be replicated and scaled. One of the program metrics is Improved environmental performance from energy generation to support public health which is measured through positive changes in air quality index (AQI), total dissolved solids (TDS), streamflow, and aquifer hydraulic head as a result of the project.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 14, 2023
Application Deadline: Jun 28, 2023
Sponsors: Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations (OCED), U.S. Department of Energy
Environmental Justice Government-to-Government Program (EJG2G) Inactive
Competition to support projects that transform overburdened and underserved communities into healthy, thriving communities capable of addressing the environmental and public health challenges they have historically faced. Projects addressing climate change, disaster resiliency, and/or emergency preparedness and projects in rural/tribal areas will be given priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 14, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program Inactive
Funding to support community-based organizations to use the EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model to develop and implement community-driven solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. Special consideration will be given to projects located in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
AmeriCorps Seniors Native Nations and Indigenous Elders Senior Demonstration Program Inactive
Funding for projects that engage adults ages 55 and older in volunteerism in underserved indigenous and native communities. Program priorities include public health, climate, the environment, education, and economic opportunity.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 5, 2023
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
#CaliforniansForAll College Corps Inactive
A statewide service program that engages college students in California in service opportunities with community-based organizations working in the areas of K-12 education, climate action, and food insecurity, including projects and programs serving rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, California Students Aid Commission, California Volunteers Office of the Governor
Center for Early Lifestage Vulnerabilities to Environmental Stressors - Cumulative Health Impacts for Children in Underserved Rural Agricultural Communities in the United States Inactive
Grant to support a single entity to serve as a transdisciplinary research center to investigate the cumulative health impacts of early lifestage exposures to pollutants in conjunction with other relevant non-chemical stressors among children in underserved, rural agricultural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 11, 2023
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency