Government Funding and Collaboration

This is a list of some government (U.S. city, county, state, federal, tribal) funders and some of the hubs for their collaboration on climate, health, and equity.  This is not a comprehensive list; contact hub organizations for more connections to public funders.   Help us improve this resource by suggesting additions or corrections.

Government Funder Collaboration Hubs 

 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • Tribal Resilience Program funding supports tribes, tribal consortia, and authorized tribal organizations to build adaptation and resilience.  

National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO)

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

  • State exchanges on climate and energy, environmental health, environmental justice

The Funders Network 

  • Partners for Places matching grant program supporting partnerships between local US and Canadian city and county government sustainability offices and place-based foundations, focused on enhancing local capacity to build equitable and sustainable communities. Supported by TFN in partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network.

Pacific Northwest Tribal Climate Change Project 

Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN): 

U.S. Department of Agriculture

US Global Change program

 

US National Government Funding & Collaboration

(listed alphabetically by agency)

See also Climate Change Funding and Management report, U.S. Government Accountability Office

 Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

 National Science Foundation

  • Global Change Program supports research and related activities on mitigation, adaptation, and other responses to a changing and variable environment. 

  • Joint funding with NIEHS of climate-related research on links between oceans, lakes, and human health.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)


US City, County, and State Funding & Collaboration  

(listed alphabetically by state)

 ARIZONA

Arizona Department of Health Services’ Extreme Weather and Public Health Program  (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

CALIFORNIA

California Climate Investments

California Department of Health, Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (CALBRACE) (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

City of Sacramento Sustainability Office

San Francisco Climate and Health Program, San Francisco Department of Public Health (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

COLORADO

State of Colorado, EnergyMineral Impact Assistance Fund

State of Colorado, Resiliency Office 

CONNECTICUT

Sustainable Connecticut Community Match Fund and Grants Portal

FLORIDA

Florida Department of Health Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) Program (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

ILLINOIS

Building Resilience Against Climate Change-Illinois, Illinois Department of Public Health / University of Illinois School of Public Health (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

INDIANA

Indiana State Department of Health

MAINE

Building Resilience Against Climate Change-Maine, Maine Department of Health and Human Services (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

MARYLAND

Maryland Department of Public Health:  Climate Change and Public Health Resources, Environmental Public Health Climate Adaptation Tracker (EPHCAT), Maryland Climate Change Health Adaptation Program (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management coastal resilience grants program 

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Grant Program (MVP), Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Program to Strengthen Local Health Response to Climate Change, Massachusetts Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental Health (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

Resilient Massachusetts Climate Change Clearinghouse for the Commonwealth, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)  

MICHIGAN

Michigan Climate and Health Adaptation Program (MICHAP) and Local Initiatives Collaborating with MICHAP, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee). 

MINNESOTA

Minnesota Climate & Health Program, Minnesota Department of Health  (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee). 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

New Hampshire Climate and Health Program, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee). 

NEW YORK

New York City Climate and Health Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)

 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Climate-Smart Communities Grant Funding,

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and NYSERDA Current Funding Opportunities 

New York State Department of Health Building Resilience Against Climate Change (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee) 

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Climate and Health Program, North Carolina Department of Public Health (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee) 

OREGON

Oregon Climate and Health Program, Oregon Department of Health (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee) 

PENNSYLVANIA

Climate Change Impacts, Department of Environmental Protection

RHODE ISLAND

Climate Change and Health Program, Rhode Island Department of Health (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee) 

Municipal Resilience Program, Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank 

VERMONT

Vermont Climate and Health Program, Vermont Department of Health (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee) 

WISCONSIN

Wisconsin Climate and Health Program, Wisconsin Department of Health Services (CDC Climate-Ready States & Cities Initiative Grantee)