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Rural Agricultural Health and Safety – Funding & Opportunities

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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
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
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
Online Self-Paced Learning: Farm Toxicology for Primary Care - Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning
An online self-paced course that focuses on the recognition and management of pesticide poisonings in primary care, including the long-term consequences of pesticide exposure.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Eastern AHEC
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 25, 2022
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants Inactive
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
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
Agricultural Safety and Health: Core Course Registration and Fee Waivers Inactive
Course registration and an opportunity to apply for a fee waiver to attend the Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course to be held virtually in June, 2022.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 6, 2022
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Grain Bin Rescue Equipment and Training Contest Inactive
Awards for rural emergency first responders that include grain rescue tubes and hands-on rescue training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2022
Sponsors: KC Supply Company, National Education Center for Agricultural Safety, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company

Last Updated: 11/22/2022