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Rural Public Health Agencies – Funding & Opportunities

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Berkeley Public Health Online Rural Health Innovation Program
Scholarships for public health leaders working in rural communities to attend the online MPH program at Berkeley and participate in a rural health curricula cohort.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 8, 2024
Sponsor: University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
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
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
Economic Development Assistance Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs
Funding to support the implementation of regional economic development, including public works projects and job creation projects. Past projects have included funding for water and wastewater projects in hospitals and healthcare facilities and road infrastructure projects that would support the expansion of healthcare facilities. Rural, tribal, and other underserved communities are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Economic Development Administration
Environmental Infrastructure Loans
Loans to finance water and waste facility projects in the rural West, including the 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 and the Pacific Islands. See program website for details.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
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
Culture of Health Prize Inactive
Awards to honor collaborative, community-based efforts that address systemic barriers to health and well-being and help communities achieve health equity and create a culture of health for all community members.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2024
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Radiation Exposure Screening and Education Program Inactive
Grants to support healthcare organizations in providing medical screenings to qualifying individuals for cancer and other radiogenic diseases; creating education programs and sharing public information on radiogenic diseases; providing referrals and follow-up services for medical treatment; and facilitating documentation of Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) claims.
Geographic coverage: Available in 12 states
Application Deadline: May 29, 2024
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Building Rural and Frontier Local Health Department Capacity to Address Disparities and Advance Health Equity Inactive
Training and technical assistance support for local health departments in rural and frontier areas to build capacity to prevent and control infection and transmission of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2024
Sponsor: National Association of County and City Health Officials

Last Updated: 5/14/2024