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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.

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
Iowa Agricultural Youth Grants Inactive
Grants for youth-led projects aimed at preventing injuries and deaths on farms by raising awareness about safety and health issues with farmers and other youth in their community.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Feb 17, 2020
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations Inactive
Grants for research on the impacts of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on water quality and availability in rural communities and agricultural operations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 11, 2020
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants Inactive
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to develop the next generation of agricultural leaders, improve agricultural safety, and enhance rural vitality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 8, 2020
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
Agricultural Safety and Health Achievement Awards Inactive
Award program that honors individuals, organizations, and collaborations that have made significant contributions to agricultural safety and health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 13, 2019
Sponsor: Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2019
Sponsor: Bayer Fund
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I Inactive
Funding for research that focuses on the development of new technologies that address important problems affecting people, institutions, and communities in rural America, including health, agriculture, rural development, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 23, 2019
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Farmworker Training Program Inactive
Funding for a single agency to conduct a national program to educate farm workers about pesticide safety, including training and education aimed at reducing exposure to pesticides for agricultural workers, their families, and the agricultural community.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2019
Sponsor: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Agricultural Health and Safety Special Project and Pilot Study Funds (Mini-grant Program) Inactive
Funding to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2019
Sponsor: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety