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Rural Emergency Preparedness and Response – Funding & Opportunities

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Advancing Disaster Education Initiatives in Rural America Inactive
Grants for the development of innovative educational resources and Extension initiatives to address the preparation for, response to, and recovery from hazards and disasters in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2021
Sponsor: Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)
FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Indigenous Communities Notice of Funding Opportunity Inactive
Funding for Indigenous communities as they respond to, and recover from, the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, including long-term recovery and resilience to future economic disasters. A broad spectrum of projects will be funded, including infrastructure projects such as broadband, energy, roads, water and wastewater infrastructure; vocational and higher education facilities; and community health facilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsors: Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
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. For this opportunity, underserved community is defined as a community with environmental justice concerns and/or vulnerable populations, including minority, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous, and homeless populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Inactive
Supports research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19 and future public health emergencies. The main focus is the role and impact of digital health interventions to address access, delivery, and effectiveness of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute on Aging, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Grants Inactive
Grants for pre-disaster mitigation activities to build capacity of state and local governments, Tribes, and territories to help them to identify mitigation actions and implement projects that reduce risks posed by natural hazards. Funding is specifically set aside for resilient infrastructure projects for Tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 29, 2021
Sponsors: Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Inactive
Funding to develop and support Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects for volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 3, 2020
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Disaster Response Grant Program – School-Based Services Inactive
Funding to provide mental health and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling, and related supports to children in school-based settings impacted by specified natural disasters occurring in 2018 and 2019.
Geographic coverage: Areas affected by declared natural disasters in 2018-2019
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Disaster Response Grant Program – Services for Adults Inactive
Funding to provide mental health and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling, and related supports to adults impacted by specified natural disasters occurring in 2018 and 2019.
Geographic coverage: Areas affected by declared natural disasters in 2018-2019
Application Deadline: Feb 12, 2020
Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Last Updated: 10/6/2021