AgrAbility - Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities

Type: 
Funding
Organization: 
USDA
Description: 

Last deadline: 2/15/2017. Unknown for 2018. The AgrAbility program increases the likelihood that farmers, ranchers, farm workers and farm family members with disabilities will experience success in agricultural production. The program supports projects between State Cooperative Extension System and private, non-profit disability organizations who work in partnership to provide agricultural education and assistance directed at accommodating disability in farm operations for individuals with disabilities, and their families, who engage in farming and farm-related occupations.

Category: 
agriculture, equity, inclusion, social justice, disability services
Funding Amount: 
$150,000 - $180,000
Matching Funds: 
Unknown.

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Applications may be submitted only by Cooperative Extension at 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities including University of the District of Columbia, and 1890 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities, including the Central State University, Tuskegee University and West Virginia State University.