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Centers for Agricultural Health and Safety (U54)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.262
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 29, 2017
Application: Nov 30, 2017

For scientific or research questions:
Steve Dearwent, PhD

For grants management or financial questions:
Brandis Belser

Peer review contact:
Michael Goldcamp, PhD


Centers for Agricultural Health and Safety (U54) grants will award funding to operate a Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, which will conduct research and help translate scientific discoveries focused on improving worker safety and health in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and fishing.

Center structure should take advantage of diverse scientific resources and focus on local, regional, and/or national worker safety and health issues.


Applications will be accepted from:

  • Units of higher education, including public, state or private institutions
  • Nonprofits other than institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations
  • State, county, or city governments
  • Indian/Native American Tribal Governments
  • U.S. Territories and Possessions
  • Other organizations, including school districts, public housing and Indian housing authorities, faith-based or community-based organizations, and regional organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award Ceiling: $1,350,000
Award Floor: $750,000
Number of Awards: 15
Project period: 5 years
Total Funding Available: $13,000,000

Application process

A letter of intent is strongly encouraged, but not required. Letters of intent should be mailed to:

Steve Dearwent, PhD
Office of Extramural Programs
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E-74
Atlanta, GA 30333

Links to the full announcement and online application are available through

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Occupational health and safety · Research methods and resources

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