Funding & Employment

Recognizing that many organizations addressing asthma rely upon grant funding, we’re pleased to share information about new funding opportunities below. You’ll also find job opportunities at organizations working to reduce the burden of asthma or to address the social and environmental inequities that contribute to asthma disparities.

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  • Funding Opportunity: CDC Offers $64 Million for Advancing Health Equity in Asthma Control through EXHALE Strategies 

    The Centers for Disease Control’s National Asthma Control Program has announced a funding opportunity for organizations looking to address the systems-level, environmental, and social drivers of disparities in asthma outcomes. State and local governments, recognized tribal governments, schools and universities, nonprofits and others are encouraged to apply now. The CDC expects to issue 28 awards…

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  • US EPA Seeks Grant Application Reviewers 

    The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights is currently looking for individuals with relevant expertise and experience to help review grant applications for its Inflation Reduction Act Community Change Grants Program. These grants will award programs focused on transformative climate action and pollution reduction projects, as well as support…

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  • CA’s Alameda County Public Health Department’s Asthma Start Program Seeks Temporary Social Workers  

    The Asthma Start home visiting program of the Alameda County Public Health Department in California is currently seeking to fill temporary Social Worker III positions. Selected candidates will be responsible for reviewing and assessing clients’ medical and psychosocial needs, linking them to resources, providing in-home environmental assessments, and conducting additional activities to achieve healthy outcomes.…

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  • Job Opportunity: Tracking California Recruiting New Director 

    Tracking California, a project of the Public Health Institute, is recruiting a new Director for its next stage of growth. The current Director, Paul English, plans to retire this coming spring after founding and successfully leading the program for over 20 years. With his leadership and support, the Tracking California team has worked to advance…

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  • Funding Opportunity: EPA Offers $2 Billion to Fund Environmental and Climate Justice Community Change Grants; Rolling Deadline through 11/21/24 

    The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights has opened a new Notice of Funding Opportunity for Community Change Grants focused on environmental and climate justice. Partnerships between community-based non-profit organizations or federally recognized tribes, local governments, or institutes of higher education can apply now. There are two-tracks to submit:…

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  • Job Opportunity: Climate Campaign Director, Ports, with Pacific Environment 

    Pacific Environment is seeking a Climate Campaign Director to oversee its ports-related campaigning, including leading their cross-functional Ports for People campaign. This position will develop and lead strategies focusing on major ports to accelerate the implementation of zero-emission shipping. The position is full time and the ideal candidate would be located in Los Angeles or…

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  • Job Opportunity: Better World Group Seeks Clean Air, Climate Justice, and Transport Associate 

    Better World Group is searching for a Clean Air, Climate Justice, and Transport Associate to join the team. The role will assist with managing national and state-wide coalitions, and support and lead campaigns to accelerate the transition to electrify transport. The position is national in scope and can be based anywhere within the United States.  …

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  • Funding Opportunity: EPA Announces 2023 Clean School Bus Rebate Program; Deadline 1/31/24 

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has announced its 2023 Clean School Bus Rebate Program with at least $500 million in rebate funding available. Public school districts, tribal organizations and schools, and other eligible applicants can apply for funding for up to 25 zero-emission and/or clean school buses and associated infrastructure and workforce development costs. Applications…

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