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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.

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
Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community Projects Inactive
Grants for cooperative extension to work in collaboration with other organizations to develop and deliver educational programs that help at-risk youth build the skills they need to lead positive, productive, and contributing lives. Considerations should include children and youth facing issues related to substance use, violence, crime, mental health, teen pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, obesity, and poverty, among others.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2023
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
#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
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs Inactive
Change leadership programs are designed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Udall Scholarship Inactive
Scholarships for Native American and Alaska Native undergraduate students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy, native healthcare, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2023
Sponsor: Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Indian Health Service Health Professions Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native undergraduate- and graduate-level students enrolled in specific health professions degree programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Business Development Grants Inactive
Supports targeted technical assistance, training, and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1,000,000 in gross revenues.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development