Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Three $20,000 grants available for projects that address childhood agricultural disease and injury

The National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety is accepting proposals for $20,000 grants to support small-scale projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural disease and injury," says a news release. Three grants will be awarded to individuals affiliated with community-based organizations, public or private institutions, units of local or state government or tribal government.

Priority will be given to grants that: "Address issues pertaining to barriers, motivators and interventions for keeping young children out of the farm worksite; address vulnerable populations; and test safety strategies with new partners. The application deadline is Aug. 17. (Read more)

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