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Funding by Topic: Occupational 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.

Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP)
Grants to tribal colleges and universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environment, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 13, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Mine Health and Safety Grants
Grants to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners through laws, regulations, safety improvements, education, and training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 25, 2022
Sponsors: Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants
Grants for education and training programs to help identify, avoid, and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines. Special emphasis is given to programs and materials that target workers at smaller mines, including training miners and employers about new MSHA standards, high-risk activities, or hazards identified by MSHA.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2022
Sponsors: Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Iowa Farm Bureau Sponsorship Program
Sponsorship support for events and fundraisers in Iowa. Giving priorities include health and wellness, agriculture, farm families and their communities, and youth education/leadership.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Sep 16, 2022
Sponsor: Iowa Farm Bureau
USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) - Phase I
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 6, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to strengthen hometown communities, with priority given to projects that enhance agriculture safety, farmer well-being, agriculture education, and rural community vitality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2022
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
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% scholarship is available for nurses working in nonprofit organizations, Rural Health Clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers, government agencies, and educational institutions. A full scholarship is available for nurses from Illinois and for nurses from Missouri that work in Rural Health Clinics, government agencies, academia, and nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2023
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
Agricultural Health and Safety Emerging Issues Grant Program
Grants for short-term projects for emerging agricultural health and safety issues that are defined as health risks that are new or have rapidly expanding impact in the immediate or near future.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
AgriSafe FarmResponse On-Demand Course
Online, on-demand course that provides training on competencies that are necessary to provide appropriate mental healthcare for agricultural producers and their families.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
CHS Ag Health and Safety Grants
Grant funding for national and regional agricultural health and safety initiatives that provide training, equipment, and/or industry expertise to help keep farm families and rural communities safe.
Geographic coverage: National projects or projects that reach multiple states in the CHS trade area
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment