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USDA NIFA Rural Health and Safety Education (RHSE) Competitive Grants Program – Due 03/14

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Rural Health and Safety Education (RHSE) Competitive Grants Program


USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

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NIFA requests applications for the Rural Health and Safety Education (RHSE) Competitive Grant Program for FY 2024 to address the needs of rural Americans by providing individual and family health education programs.

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 RHSE program addresses the health and well-being of rural America through supporting the development and/or implementation of projects focused on:

  1. Individual and family health education programs with specified contents;

  2. Rural health leadership development education programs to assist rural communities in developing health care services and facilities and assist community leaders and public officials in understanding their roles and responsibilities; and

  3. Farm safety education programs to provide information and training to farm workers, timber harvesters, and farm families.


Applications may be submitted by 1862 and 1890 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 Central State University, Tuskegee University, and West Virginia State University. Applications also 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.

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March 14, 2024

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