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National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.262
Sponsors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 25, 2020
Application: Apr 24, 2020
Contact

Scientific/research contact:
Steve Dearwent, PhD
404.498.6382
SDearwent@cdc.gov

Peer review contact:
Nina Turner, PhD
304.285.5976
NTurner@cdc.gov

Financial and grants management contact:
Mary Pat Shanahan
412.386.4453
MShanahan@cdc.gov

Purpose

This program will enact a cooperative agreement with a single entity to operate a National Center of Excellence that would work to prevent childhood agricultural injury through research, outreach, and research translation to practice.

The National Children's Center is expected to work closely with academic and research partners and other stakeholder organizations to advance research integration by informing best practices and effective solutions.

The purpose of The National Children's Center is:

  • Reducing and preventing youth exposures and hazards on the farm
  • Increasing safety culture
  • Widely disseminating best practices and other information for use by families and employers
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Institutes of higher education
  • Nonprofits with or without a 501(c)(3) status
  • Governments and government entities
  • Tribal and faith-based organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $1,500,000 per year
Award floor: $1,200,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

Links to the full announcement and offline application process are available through grants.gov. The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to Nina Turner, PhD by March 25, 2020.

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Children and youth · Research methods and resources



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