Funding Opportunities

The following are current funding opportunities in agricultural safety and health from UMASH partner organizations, agricultural safety and health organizations and educational institutions.

If no opportunities are listed, please check back soon.


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.


GPCAH Pilot Grant Program

The Great Plains Center offers grant funding to both scholarly researchers and community organizations engaged in agricultural safety and health activities. The objective of this small grant program is to serve as an incubator 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. It is anticipated that the GPCAH will fund three or four projects during the 2018-19 funding cycle.

Pilot projects addressing aging workforce, mental health, chemical safety, and machinery and equipment safety are especially encouraged.

Funding up to $30,000 per project is available. Application deadline is July 16, 2018.