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Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program

The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based outreach education programs, such as those conducted through Human Science extension outreach that provide individuals and families with: information as to the value of good health at any age; information to increase individual or family’s motivation to take more responsibility for their own health; information regarding rural environmental health issues that directly impact human health; information about and access to health promotion and educational activities; and 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.

The technical assistance webinar related to this FY 2023 funding opportunity is now scheduled. Please see details about the webinar, including the registration link, date, and time, via the technical assistance webinar button below. The recording and supporting documents will also be posted to this page after the event.

Reasonable Accommodations and Language Access Services: If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any of the informational webinars listed, please contact the event host listed no later than 10 days prior to the event. NIFA offers language access services, such as interpretation and translation of vital information, free of charge. If you need interpretation or translation services, please visit NIFA Language Access Services or contact Lois Tuttle, Equal Opportunity Specialist, at Lois.Tuttle@usda.gov  or (443) 386-9488.

Dates may vary. Please see RFA for exact details.
Eligibility
1862 Land-Grant Institutions
1890 Land-Grant Institutions
1994 Land-Grant Institutions
More 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.

Posted Date
For more Information Contact
Closing Date
Contact for Electronic Access Problems
Funding Opportunity Number
USDA-NIFA-RHSE-009768
Assistance Listing Number
10.516
Estimated Total Program Funding
$5,000,000
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement
No Match Required
Range of Awards
$0 - $350,000
Previous Fiscal Year RFA
FY22-RHSE-RFA-508-F.pdf (pdf - 447.17 KB)

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