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Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

  Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.500
Link view program website
Sponsor U.S. Department of Agriculture
Deadlines Jun 6, 2014
Contact

Program Contact:
Cynthia Reeves
National Program Leader - Nutrition and Health
Phone: 202.720.0742
Email: creeves@nifa.usda.gov

Administrative Contact
Bruce Mertz
Phone: 202.720.5062
Email: bmertz@nifa.usda.gov

Purpose

The Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program provides funding to community-based, outreach education and extension programs that provide individuals and families based in rural areas with information on health, wellness, and prevention.

Programs should provide individuals and families with:

  • Information as to the value of good health at any age
  • Information to increase individual or family‚Äôs motivation to take more responsibility for their own health
  • Information regarding rural environmental health issues that directly impact on human health
  • Information about and access to health promotion and educational activities
  • Training for volunteers and health services providers concerning health promotion and health care services for individuals and families in cooperation with state, local and community partners
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.

Geographic
coverage
Nationwide
Amount of
funding

Total Funding Available: $1,400,000
Award ceiling: $300,000

Application
process

Applications must be submitted through grants.gov. Links to the full announcement and electronic application process is available through the program website.

Tagged as Food and hunger, Health promotion and disease prevention, Wellness



For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RAC does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.

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