The center plans to award three grants. Since 2002, 52 projects have been funded though the center. It says priority will be given this year to projects that:
- Identify and/or address emerging trends in agriculture that may pose risks to children, such as drones, robotics, community-based agriculture, urban agriculture and agri-tourism.
- Address issues pertaining to barriers, motivators and interventions for keeping young children out of farm worksites.
- Address vulnerable populations, such as immigrant workers’ children, Anabaptists, African Americans and Native Americans.