Safety grants available for farmers

For over a decade, our friends at Successful Farming have sponsored the Successful Farming Farm Family Grants. Awarded to producers, the $250 grants are to be used for a safety related project on the farm designed to improve safety for children.

2011 Equestrian Helmets Schultes Family Iowa (Web)

Projects funded in the past have included:

  • Daycare costs during the busy season
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fencing
  • PPE
  • Chemical cabinets
  • Upgrading electrical
  • And more!

To apply, explain in one page the planned project, the total cost, how it will improve safety, and the children on the farm. Email applications to Shari, education director. Contact Shari with additional questions.

Deadline is September 3, 2013.

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About Farm Safety For Just Kids

Farm Safety For Just Kids is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting a safe farm environment to prevent health hazards, injuries, and fatalities to rural children and youth. We produce and distribute educational materials addressing various dangers commonly found in the rural environment. Farm Safety For Just Kids is supported by a chapter network of grassroots volunteers located throughout the United States and Canada. The organization also has part-time outreach coordinators in several states. Chapters, outreach coordinators, and volunteers conduct educational programs to raise awareness about safety and health issues affecting their communities.
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One Response to Safety grants available for farmers

  1. Den says:

    Nice article. Thanks I found this. keep posting.

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