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Ag safety grants offered by National Children's Center

Proposals are now being accepted by the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety for grants up to $20,000 to support small projects and pilot studies that address prevention of childhood agricultural  disease and injury. Application deadline is August 20. 

Highest priority will be given to projects that: Utilize the website; incorporate the Agricultural Youth Work Guidelines (, and/or focus on special populations (e.g., workers’ children, Anabaptists, African Americans, Native Americans).

Since 2002, 56 projects have been funded. For  more information, visit or contact Marsha Salzwedel at; 715-389-5226 or 1-800-662-6900 option 8.