Call for Small Grant Proposals by the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (9/20/16)
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (WCAHS) is soliciting small grant proposals for the 2016-2017 academic year. The overarching goal of the WCAHS Small Grant Program is to encourage the development of creative research and intervention projects while nurturing researchers — particularly beginning researchers — interested in improving agricultural health and safety. Proposals are due by Friday, October 21st.
WCAHS is dedicated to improving the health and safety of farmers, farmworkers and their families and communities. Agriculture is one of the most dangerous occupations in the U.S. and one of the largest industrial sectors of California. WCAHS conducts multidisciplinary research, education, and community trainings to help prevent agriculture-related illness and injury in the Western U.S.