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Marshfield Clinic Research Institute - National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety (NCCRAHS) - Emerging Issues Program (EIP)
Grants to USA community-based organizations, government agencies, institutions, and tribal governments to address Coronavirus (COVID-19) related issues that have affected children in agricultural environments. A letter of intent must be submitted prior to submitting a full proposal. The project must address or influence parents and adults, not just children.
The Emerging Issues Program (EIP) of the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety (NCCRAHS) supports emerging health and safety concerns of children working on, living in, or visiting agricultural environments. In particular, the program strives for a rapid response to explore, test, implement, or recommend strategies that are likely to identify causes, effects, and prevention interventions in response to new or unresolved/complex problems.
For 2021, the EIP will focus on documenting, intervening, and otherwise exploring COVID-19 related impacts upon children in and around agricultural settings. The COVID-19 pandemic has left an indelible mark on the global society and continues to affect people's lives through 2021. U.S. agriculture as both an occupational and social-cultural sector is not an exception. However, the impacts of the pandemic are likely unique in how they affect youth living and working on farms as well as children of farmers and farmworkers. The impacts are not limited to the SARS-CoV-2 virus transmission and possible COVID-19 infection. These also include, but are not limited to, economic distress, fluctuating status of schooling and childcare available to farmworkers and farm families, the loss or change of after-school activities or parents’ employment, stress and mental health, loss of healthcare access or insurance coverage, and other related matters.
Highest funding priority will be given to projects that address emerging health and safety needs of children, especially those that address emerging issues related to the impact of COVID-19. Other means to determine priority include:
GrantWatch ID#: 198521
Applicants may request up to $25,000 for research studies and up to $15,000 for non-research projects.
All funds should be expended by September 29, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send letters of intent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Send your completed proposal via email to: email@example.com
For programmatic questions (priority topics, fundable ideas, potential collaborators), please contact Emerging Issues Program Director, Bryan Weichelt, PhD
If you have questions not answered by the FAQ page, or if you have questions regarding the funding process (e.g. budgets), please contact NCCRAHS Administrator, Kathie Smith.
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