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Agricultural Health and Safety Small Grant Program

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Aug 9, 2019

Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (WCAHS) provides grants to address research, outreach, or educational issues of agricultural health and safety in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and/or Nevada.

The overarching goal of the program is to encourage the development of creative research projects while nurturing researchers, particularly early career researchers, interested in improving agricultural health and safety for the Western U.S.

The program is designed to:

  1. Fund short-term research projects to support the collection of preliminary data
  2. Attract new investigators to WCAHS and the field of agricultural health and safety
  3. Facilitate the exploration of innovative research directions
  4. Engage and mentor graduate students across multiple disciplines

Priority is given to projects that:

  • Include collaboration with cooperative extension farm advisors or farm labor contractors
  • Result in agricultural industry, community, and/or policy outputs
  • Include matching funds

Examples of funded projects


Eligible applicants include faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars within the western region.

Geographic coverage
Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada
Amount of funding

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars: Up to $10,000
Faculty: Up to $30,000

While not required, priority is given to applications with matching funds.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application instructions are available on the program website.

Submit the completed application package in a single PDF file to

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Farmers and farmworkers · Research methods and resources · Arizona · California · Hawaii · Nevada

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