Rural Health and Safety Education

The summary for the Rural Health and Safety Education grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Rural Health and Safety Education: Rural Health and Safety Education focuses on: 1) Individual and Family Nutrition and Health Educ providing a) info on the value of good health at any age; b) info to increase motivation to take responsibility for their own health; c) info about and access to nutrition and health promo and educational activities; and d) training for volunteers and health services providers on nutrition and health promo and health care services in cooperation with state, local and community partners. 2) Farm Safety Educ that provides info and training on safety in the work place, including but not limited to: a) the prevention of occupational injury and death rates; b) the prevention of exposure to farm chemicals; and c) the prevention of agricultural respiratory diseases and dermatitis. 3) Rural Health Leadership Development Educ that assists rural communities in developing nutrition and health care services and facilities that will provide maximum benefit for resources invested and assist community leaders and public officials in understanding their roles and responsibilities.
Federal Grant Title: Rural Health and Safety Education
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Grant Categories: Agriculture Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-RHSE-003744
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.500
CFDA Descriptions: Cooperative Extension Service
Current Application Deadline: May 15, 2012
Original Application Deadline: May 15, 2012
Posted Date: Apr 05, 2012
Creation Date: May 03, 2012
Archive Date: Jun 14, 2012
Total Program Funding: $1,400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications may be submitted by Land-grant colleges and universities that are eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), and the Act of August 30, 1890 (7 U.S.C. 321 et seq.), including Tuskegee University, West Virginia State University and the University of the District of Columbia. Applications may be submitted by any of the Tribal colleges and universities designated as 1994 Land-Grant Institutions under the Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994, as amended.
Grant Announcement Contact
NIFA Help Desk Phone: 202-401-5048 Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays
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