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Rural Agricultural Health and Safety Funding & Opportunities

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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
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, and the environment.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 25, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Health and Safety Special Project and Pilot Study Funds (Mini-grant Program) Inactive
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
High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety Pilot/Feasibility Research Projects (HICAHS) Inactive
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
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 aging, sleep deprivation, chemical safety, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Grants to community-based nonprofit organizations that are working to prevent agricultural injury and illness through training, educational campaigns, and media. Priority will be given to projects addressing aging, sleep deprivation, chemical safety, and mental health.
Geographic coverage: Indiana, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants Inactive
Matching grants to cooperatives for programs to develop the next generation of agricultural leaders, improve agricultural safety, and enhance rural vitality.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2018
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
Agricultural Medicine Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals Scholarship Inactive
Awards scholarships to attend the the Core Courses for Agricultural Medicine: Occupational and Environmental Health for Rural Health Professionals to be held in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2018
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Nurse Scholar Program Inactive
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.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 3, 2018
Sponsor: AgriSafe Network
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: Apr 23, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Centers for Agricultural Health and Safety (U54) Inactive
Funding to operate a Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, which will conduct research and help translate scientific discoveries focused on improving worker safety and health in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and fishing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 29, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2017
Sponsors: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Sustainable Community Innovation Grant (SCIG) Program Inactive
Funds projects that promote both sustainable agriculture and community development strategies in the south, including projects such as farmers markers and nutrition classes.
Geographic coverage: Available in 13 southern states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. See program guidance for details.
Application Deadline: Jun 2, 2017
Sponsor: Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education
Youth Farm Safety Education and Certification Inactive
Grants to Cooperative Extension Services to support national efforts for delivering timely, pertinent, and appropriate farm safety education to youth seeking employment or who are already employed in agricultural production.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 10, 2017
Sponsors: National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Safety Grants Inactive
Awards funding to local or regional agricultural health and safety intervention projects to provide practical education, training, and/or communication tools that can be shared widely with the agricultural community to facilitate timely application of evidence-based safety/health strategies to protect all agricultural workers.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Dec 15, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2017
Sponsor: Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America
National Center of Excellence for the Prevention of Childhood Agricultural Injury (U54) Inactive
Awards funding to operate a National Center of Excellence that would work to prevent childhood agricultural injury through outreach, education, networking, training, prevention, intervention, and research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 14, 2014
Application Deadline: May 2, 2014
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Updated: 7/24/2018