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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.

Environmental Infrastructure Loans
Loans to finance water and waste facility projects in the rural West, including early funds small rural communities need to determine project feasibility and to pay pre-development costs prior to receiving state and federal funding.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 western states. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Foundation For the Mid South Grants
Grants for organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi working in the areas of health disparities, physical health, mental health, education, financial security, and the growth and prosperity of communities.
Geographic coverage: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Foundation For the Mid South
Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation Grants
Grants for projects that directly impact the health and well-being of Alaska Native people and communities, with preference given to the areas of access to care, children, behavioral health, and rural healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Healthy Alaska Natives Foundation
National Environmental Public Health Internship Program Application for Host Sites
Opportunities for local, state, and tribal health departments to host environmental health student interns.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Environmental Health Association
Nebraska Center for Rural Affairs Loan and Business Development Programs
Loans, training, technical assistance, and other development services for small businesses in rural Nebraska communities. Eligible recipients of program services may include healthcare providers, healthcare and social determinants of health related businesses, nonprofit human services providers, public agencies, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Rural Affairs
North Dakota Infrastructure Revolving Loan Fund
Loans to political subdivisions in North Dakota for repair, replacement, and new infrastructure projects.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Bank of North Dakota
Rasmuson Foundation Capital Grants (Tiers 1 and 2)
Capital grants for Alaska-based nonprofits, individual artists, and nonprofit leaders that are working towards promoting a better quality of life for all Alaskans.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rasmuson Foundation
Rural Community Grant Fund
Grants to fund infrastructure improvement and development initiatives for housing projects; health, safety, and environmental programs; medical facilities; and educational programs.
Geographic coverage: Western North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AgriBank
SEARCH - Special Evaluation Assistance for Rural Communities and Households
Funding for financially distressed rural communities of less than 2,500 people to assist with feasibility studies, design assistance, and technical assistance on water and waste disposal projects.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development
Strategic Economic and Community Development Program
A program that allows USDA to give priority for projects that support the implementation of regional economic development plans through several USDA Rural Development funding programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development