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Rural Public Health Agencies – Funding & Opportunities

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State and National Public Health AmeriCorps
Funding for the recruitment, training, and development of a new generation of public health leaders who are ready to respond to the public health needs of the country by providing service primarily in state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2021
Sponsor: AmeriCorps
Brownfield Assessment Grants
Grants for assessing, prioritizing, and planning for the cleanup and redevelopment of brownfield sites that are complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfield Cleanup Grants
Grants to carry out cleanup activities at specific brownfield sites, resulting in better community environmental health. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund Grants
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. The program has a focus on areas historically affected by economic disinvestment, health disparities, and environmental contamination.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2021
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Ending the HIV Epidemic Primary Care HIV Prevention
Funding for HIV prevention to current Health Center Program operational (H80) grant award recipients located in Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America geographic locations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
American Indian Public Health Resource Center Technical Assistance
Technical assistance for tribes to improve health systems, access to services, and health outcomes in rural, impoverished communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Indian Public Health Resource Center
COVID-19 Coverage Assistance Fund
Claims reimbursement at the national Medicare rate for eligible healthcare providers administering authorized COVID-19 vaccines to underinsured individuals.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Customized COVID-19 Contact Tracing Curriculum
The development of no-cost COVID-19 contact tracing curricula customized for local public health departments.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Public Health Foundation
Direct Assistance: Assigning CDC Staff to State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Health Agencies
Funding for CDC staff to be assigned to provide direct, individualized technical assistance, guidance, and coordination for awardees of grants and cooperative agreements made under specific CDC programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF)
A federal-state partnership that provides funding and technical assistance to help water systems and states achieve the health protection objectives of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Last Updated: 10/8/2021