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.


Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Pilot Projects

MCOHSThe Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety (MCOHS) is now accepting applications for their pilot projects research training program.   Grants ranging from $5,000 to a maximum of $20,000 are available to occupational health and safety (OHS) researchers at educational institutions in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Areas of OHS include industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health nursing, occupational and environmental epidemiology, occupational and environmental medicine, occupational health services research and policy, injury epidemiology and safety, ergonomics, toxicology, health physics, and occupational health psychology.

Application deadline is April 19, 2019.


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.

Pilot projects addressing mental health, sleep deprivation, safe transport and handling of commodities (e.g. grain, hay), and slips, trips, and falls prevention, are especially encouraged..

Funding up to $30,000 per project is available (conditional on availability of funds allocated by the federal government to the GPCAH).

Application deadline is July 1, 2019.