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Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) Pilot/Feasibility Projects Program Request for Proposals

cs-cashThe Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) is now accepting applications for their pilot/feasibility projects program.   These projects can lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes. They can explore new activities or directions, or take advantage of special opportunities. Pilot project duration is limited to 18 months and funding is limited to $20K per project. Pilot projects are primarily intended to assist investigators to obtain pilot data that can be used in pursuing support through other funding mechanisms.

Research conducted in or involving participants and communities in the CS-CASH seven states
region will be given priority.  These states include: ND, SD, IA, MN, NE, KS, MO. 

Letter of intent due date: July 20, 2018.  Application deadline is August 24, 2018.

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Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) Pilot/Feasibility Projects Program Request for Proposals

cs-cashThe Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) is now accepting applications for their pilot/feasibility projects program.   These projects can lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes. They can explore new activities or directions, or take advantage of special opportunities. Pilot project duration is limited to 18 months and funding is limited to $20K per project. Pilot projects are primarily intended to assist investigators to obtain pilot data that can be used in pursuing support through other funding mechanisms. Projects must be conducted in or be designed to reach agricultural communities in the CS-CASH 7 states region: ND, SD, IA, MN, NE, KS, MO. 

Letter of intent due date: July 28, 2017.  Application deadline is August 25, 2017.

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AGRI Livestock Investment Grant

mdalogoThe Minnesota Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the AGRI Livestock Investment Grant Program.

Qualifying producers would be reimbursed ten percent of the first $500,000 of investment, with a minimum investment of $4,000. Qualifying expenditures include the purchase, construction, or improvement of buildings or facilities for the production of livestock, and the purchase of fencing as well as feeding and waste management equipment. Producers who suffered a loss due to a natural disaster or unintended consequence may also apply. The grant will not pay for livestock or land purchases or for the cost of debt refinancing.  Safety improvements would be an appropriate use of grant funding, as long as they are livestock related.

Application Deadline: December 16, 2016

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UMASH Pilot Projects

Application Deadline: March 7, 2016

The Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) is requesting applications for small grants ranging from $5,000 to a maximum of $25,000 to address health and safety issues related to agricultural workers and their families.

UMASH is specifically interested in projects that address concepts outlined in the NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for agriculture and in the NORA strategic goals, approach agricultural safety and health challenges using a One Health model that considers the connections between human, animal, and environmental health, and address issues important to the agriculture industry in the Upper Midwest.

This announcement is open to investigators working in academic, government, community, industry or health care settings who have the knowledge, skills, and ability to carry out the proposed work.

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UMASH Pilot Project Pre-Proposals

UMASH The Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center is requesting applications for small grants ranging from $5,000 to a maximum of $25,000 to address health and safety issues related to agricultural workers and their families.

UMASH is specifically interested in projects that address the concepts outlined in the NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for agriculture and in the NORA strategic goals, and approach agricultural safety and health challenges using a One Health model that considers the connections between human, animal, and environmental health to address issues important to agriculture in the Upper Midwest.

This announcement is open to investigators working in academic, government, community, industry, or health care settings who have the knowledge, skills, and ability to carry out the proposed work.

We are calling for pre-proposals at this time.  Pre-proposal Deadline: January 28, 2016

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ASHCA Safety Grants Program 2016 Call for Proposals

ashcaThe Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America (ASHCA) is seeking applications for the 2016 Safety Grants.

The purpose of the ASHCA Safety Grants Program is to encourage and provide financial support for agricultural safety and health interventions at the local and/or regional level in order to facilitate timely application of evidence-based safety/health strategies to protect agricultural workers.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2016

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Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) Pilot/Feasibility Projects Program

cs-cashGrants up to $20,000 are being offered by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) as part of their pilot/feasibility projects program.

Pilot/feasibility projects are fundamental to sustaining the quality, breadth, and dynamics of the Center program. These projects can lead to the development of new and creative research, prevention, intervention, outreach, education, evaluation, or translation findings and outcomes. They can explore new activities or directions, or take advantage of special opportunities.

Pilot project duration is limited to 18 months and funding is limited to $20K per project. Pilot projects are primarily intended to assist investigators to obtain pilot data that can be used in pursuing support through other funding mechanisms.

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