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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Agricultural health and safety

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Central States Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Program (CS-CASH)
Funds agricultural safety and health feasibility projects in the central states region that have the potential to lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Aug 21, 2020
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
AgriSafe Nurse Scholar Program
A distance learning opportunity available to rural nurses designed to increase knowledge base in prevention, identification, and assessment of diseases related to agricultural work exposures. A 50% nonprofit registration rate is available for nurses working for nonprofit organizations, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, government agencies, and educational institutions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2020
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
AGRIMEDIC Training for Fire, Rescue, and EMS Providers in Louisiana
Training for fire, rescue, and EMS providers in Louisiana designed to reduce mortality, injury, and property loss resulting from agricultural emergencies.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Southeast Louisiana Area Health Education Center
Iowa Agricultural Safety and Health Hall of Fame Award
Recognizes individuals or organizations in the public or private sector in Iowa who have made substantial, long-term contributions to the health and safety of Iowa's agricultural community.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
John May Farm Safety Fund
Financial assistance for New York farmers to improve safety on their farms.
Geographic coverage: New York
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Bassett Healthcare Network, New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
Minnesota Workplace Safety Consultation and Grant Program
Technical assistance and funding for qualifying employers in Minnesota to support projects designed to reduce the risk of injury and illness to their workers. Farming and grain handling facilities are among the priority industries.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
National Center for Farmworker Health Learning Collaboratives
Virtual learning collaboratives that allow health centers to study and apply quality improvement methodology to a focused topic, such as increasing access to care, implementing culturally and linguistically appropriate services, or improving language access.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
National ROPS Rebate Program
Offers rebates for approximately 70% of the cost of purchasing and installing a Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) kit on tractors.
Geographic coverage: Currently, rebates are available in Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Wisconsin. Farmers located in other states may sign up for the waiting list using the online form.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Tractor Safety Coalition
Training for Supervisors of Young Agricultural Workers
Evidence-based training for supervisors, parents, and teachers to help protect the safety and health of adolescent and young adult agricultural workers who are at risk of injury.
Geographic coverage: Available nationwide. Some content may be specific to Midwestern states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, University of Iowa Public Policy Center
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Grants for academic/scientific investigators and those newly interested in agricultural safety and health research. Funding will support new agricultural safety and health knowledge and assess and promote best safety and health practices, with a focus on projects addressing mental health; machine safety; chemical safety; and slips, trips, and falls prevention.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2020
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health