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Rural Health
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.

Emerging Issues in Childhood Agricultural Health Grants
Grants 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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS)
Grants to support agriculture, forestry, and fishing worker occupational health and safety research projects in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to develop the next generation of agricultural leaders, improve agricultural safety, and support community response to COVID-19 .
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 15, 2021
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants
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: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants
Grants for community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training and educational campaigns. Priority will be given to 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: Oct 29, 2021
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project
Farmers enroll for a chance to direct $5,000 to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2021
Sponsor: Bayer Fund
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: Nov 3, 2021
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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: Dec 2, 2021
Sponsor: Iowa Farm Bureau
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 Missouri and Arkansas that work in Rural Health Clinics, government agencies, academia, and nonprofit organizations.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2022
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
Minnesota Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share Program
A program that helps farmers in Minnesota buy, ship, and install safety equipment for farm grain bins and silos.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Agriculture