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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.

Agricultural Health and Safety Small Grant Program
Grants for graduate student and faculty researchers with the goal of encouraging the development of creative research and intervention projects while nurturing researchers, especially junior researchers, who are interested in agricultural health and safety research.
Geographic coverage: Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada
Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2018
Sponsor: Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS)
Grants to support agriculture and forestry 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: Jul 30, 2018
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Agricultural Health and Safety Special Project and Pilot Study Funds (Mini-grant Program)
Funding to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2018
Sponsor: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Tribal College Research Area of Expertise
Grants for 1994 Tribal Colleges and Universities to build research capacity through competitive funding of applied projects that address student educational needs and solve community, reservation, or regional problems.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2018
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 ROPS Rebate Program
Offers rebates for approximately 70% of the cost of purchasing and installing a Rollover Protective Structure 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.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Tractor Safety Coalition
Wisconsin Workplace Wellness Grant
Grants to small businesses in Wisconsin, with 50 or fewer employees, who create workplace wellness programs.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Central States Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Program (CS-CASH) Inactive
Funds agricultural safety and health feasibility projects in the north central plains 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 20, 2018
Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2018
Sponsor: Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health