Outreach Mini Grants

The purpose of the SW Ag Center Outreach Mini Grants Program is to engage regional institutions, organizations, and agencies to expand agricultural occupational health and safety outreach within AR, LA, OK, NM, and TX. Outreach grants are intended to facilitate and expand the use of proven tools, methods, best practices and technologies among agricultural, forestry, and commercial fishing workers and their families.


Past Projects:

  gear up for safety
Gear Up for Ag Health and SafetyTM –
AG Health and Safety Alliance
  managing stress booth
University of Arkansas Farm Stress Management Program
  man sitting in front of light
Texas A&M AgriLife Video Testimonial Project


Oklahoma 4-H ATV Rider Course –


Programmatic Priorities:

The theme of the SW Ag Center is “Leveraging strategic partnerships to advance best practices that promote and protect the health and safety of diverse AgFF populations.” All proposed programs must serve the SW Ag Center’s region.

Projects must address one or more of the Intermediate Outcomes from the SW Ag Center’s logic model:

  • New partners engage in Center outreach and/or research
  • SW Ag Center trainings, resources, and/or online materials are used by stakeholders
  • AgFF workers improve safety and health behaviors
  • Interns, residents, post-docs, and/or students and/or young professionals gain career experience in AgFF safety & health
  • AgFF workers and professionals use information gained through Center outreach in their workplaces
  • SW Ag Center’s reach and AgFF safety & health outreach is expanded

Key Dates & Information:

  • Letter of Intent: July 15th
  • Application Deadline: August 15th
  • Notice of Award: September 15th
  • Anticipated Start Date: September 30th
  • Final Report Due: October 31st (one month following project completion)
  • Number of Awards/Year: 2-3 awards
  • Duration of Award: 12 months
  • Award Amount: up to $10,000
  • Indirect costs are limited to 8%.

Application & Report Templates:

For questions or to submit a letter of intent, please contact:

Amanda Wickmanz