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Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.500
Sponsors
National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Deadlines
Jul 25, 2019
Contact

For programmatic or technical questions:

Brent Elrod
202.690.3468
belrod@nifa.usda.gov

Ahlishia Shipley
202.445.5431
ashipley@nifa.usda.gov

For grants management or budget questions:

Towana DeShazo
202.401.4155
tdeshazo@nifa.usda.gov

Rochelle McCrea
202.401.2880
rmccrea@nifa.usda.gov

Purpose

Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) Program provides grants to initiate, expand, or sustain programs that provide behavioral health counseling, referral, and other forms of assistance for agricultural workers in crisis.

The program intends to create regional frameworks for stress assistance programs, training, and services that connects individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other agriculture-related occupations to stress assistance programs, including:

  • Farm telephone helplines and websites
  • Training programs and workshops for:
    • Advocates for individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other occupations relating to agriculture
    • Other individuals and entities that may assist people who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other occupations relating to agriculture who are in crisis
  • Other activities, including the dissemination of information and materials
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are collaborative state, tribal, local, and regionally-based networks or partnerships of qualified public and/or private entities.

Collaborations may include:

  • Tribes
  • State departments of agriculture
  • State cooperative extension services
  • Nongovernmental organizations

One award will be made in each region as described in Table 1 of the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $488,000
Project period: 12 months
Estimated number of awards: 4
Estimated total program funding: $1,952,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through grants.gov.

Tagged as
Agricultural health and safety · Behavioral health · Farmers and farmworkers · Mental health · Suicide and suicide prevention



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