Rapid Response Funding

CHIPS research team
The 2019 Rapid Response Funding application submission deadline has passed.

Current Funding Opportunity

WCAHS is seeking proposals for short-term projects that address research, outreach, or educational issues of agricultural health and safety in Arizona, California, Hawaii, and/or Nevada.

Rapid Response and Short-term Funding Opportunity

  • Do you need funds to jump-start an urgent research topic?
  • Do you need extra funding for additional data collection?
  • Do you have a new idea that you want to explore the feasibility of?
  • Are you convening stakeholders to discuss an emerging issue?
  • Are you developing training or outreach materials?

Award

  • Funding requests up to $7,500
  • All funds must be expended by September 29, 2019
  • 3–4 projects will be funded

Eligibility

  • Faculty with PI eligibility in the Western region (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
  • PhD students or postdoctoral scholars in the Western region
  • Community organizations

Submission Instructions

Proposals are due on or before the due date: April 5, 2019, 5 p.m. PT. Send all materials in one pdf to: aghealth@ucdavis.edu

Required Proposal Items

Abstract written for lay audience

150 words

Project narrative:

  • Background
  • Significance
  • Approach

2 pages

Budget and budget justification:

  • Personnel, supplies, and domestic travel allowed
  • Award limit is for total costs

1 page

Biosketch

 

Awardees will be expected to participate in WCAHS events and seminars and acknowledge WCAHS in publications, on materials produced, and in presentations by NIOSH grant title and number.

Questions? — Contact Heather Riden at heriden@ucdavis.edu