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Rural Agricultural Health and Safety Funding & Opportunities

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CHS Seeds for Stewardship Grants
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: Feb 1, 2018
Sponsor: CHS Community Investment
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
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
America's Farmers Grow Communities Project Inactive
Through the program, farmers enroll for a chance to direct $2,500 awards to local nonprofit organizations that are important to them and their communities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 41 states.
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2017
Sponsor: Monsanto Fund
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 5, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Inactive
Provides grants to fund education and training programs or educational material development for workers and employers to help them recognize workplace safety and health hazards, implement injury prevention measures, and inform them of their rights and responsibilities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 28, 2017
Sponsors: Occupational Safety & Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
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 16, 2017
Sponsor: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Academic/Scholarly Research Grants Inactive
Support to create new agricultural safety and health knowledge and to assess and promote best safety and health practices.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health Community Outreach/Education Grants Inactive
Funding for new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects that have high likelihood of leading to more comprehensive projects or activities.
Geographic coverage: Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2017
Sponsor: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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: Aug 1, 2017
Sponsor: High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
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: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
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 1, 2017
Sponsor: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program (TCRGP) Inactive
Offers grants to tribal colleges or universities for research projects that address concerns and needs of tribal and reservation communities, including projects that focus on health, environmental, and agricultural production needs of remote reservation communities through research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2017
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA National Institute of Food and 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: 8/15/2017