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National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.262
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jan 9, 2021
Application: Feb 9, 2021

Scientific/research contact:
Steve Dearwent, PhD

Peer review contact:
Nina Turner, PhD

Financial and grants management contact:
Mary Pat Shanahan


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

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
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

The full announcement is available through 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 January 9, 2021.

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

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