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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.

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 farmers in New York 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 and financial assistance 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, emergency preparedness, and social determinants of health.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Center for Farmworker Health
Nebraska Center for Rural Affairs Loan and Business Development Programs
Loans, training, technical assistance, and other development services for small businesses in rural Nebraska communities. Eligible recipients of program services may include healthcare providers, healthcare and social determinants of health related businesses, nonprofit human services providers, public agencies, and tribal communities.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Center for Rural Affairs
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 Iowa, 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
Mine Health and Safety Grants Inactive
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
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP) Inactive
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
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, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2022
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Minnesota Grain Storage Facility Safety Cost-Share Program Inactive
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