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Emerging Issues in Childhood Agricultural Health Grants

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National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2021
Application: Nov 1, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Bryan Weichelt, PhD

For funding process questions:
Kathie Smith


Emerging Issues Grants provide funding to test, implement, or recommend strategies that are likely to identify causes, effects, and prevention interventions in response to emerging health and safety concerns of children working on, living in, or visiting agricultural environments. The 2021 funding cycle will focus on documenting, intervening, and otherwise exploring COVID-19 related impacts upon children in and around agricultural settings. Projects must address/influence parents and adults, not just children.


Junior faculty, principal investigators, project leaders, and senior/tenured researchers and staff are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $25,000 for research and up to $15,000 for non-research projects.

Application process

Application guidelines and a link to the frequently asked questions are available on the program website.

Email a letter of intent to by October 1, 2021. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of November 1, 2021.

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

Organizations (1)

  • National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety, view details

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