WRASAP Mini Grants Program

This is a list of Mini Grants awarded under the FY2020 WRASAP program, agreement number 2020-70028-32731 proposal number 2020-07631

FY2020 WRASAP aWARDED MINI GRANTS

As of July 2023, the FY2020 WRASAP mini grant program has closed.

We'd like to thank all the mini grant awardees for all their hard work and successes in reducing agricultural stress in the western region and for making the mini grants program such a successful and amazing program.

Mini Grant Projects Funded 2021- 2023

2021

 

Mental Health Technical Capacity Building within Hawaii Farmers Union

Professional Development

Anabelle Bruch, HFUU

HI

 

Billings, MT Regional Workshop

Professional Development

James Craig- Colorado AgrAbility

CO

 

Thinking About Thinking for Agricultural Communities

Professional Development

LaVerne McGrath

WA

 

Developing Capacity in Farmworkers Serving Agricultural Communities

Professional Development

Maria Dod, The Professional Tax Services

CA

 

Behavioral Health's cross-cultural journey and the implications for WRASAP

Professional Development

Julie Jesmer, WRASAP

WA

 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Professional Development

Oakesdale School District, 

Jake Dingman

WA

 

Addressing Stressors in Guam's Agriculture

Translation

Kuan Ju Chen, University of Guam

Guam

 

Providing Acceptance & Commitment Training (ACT) Skills for Farmers and Ranchers

Outreach/Education

Jacob Hadfield, Heather Kelley, Josh Dallin, Utah St

UT

 

Hawai'i Farmers Union United Peer Assistance & Outreach Network

Outreach/Education

Anabelle Bruch, HFUU

HI

 

Building Community & Connections with Migrant Farmers (Thai/Laotian)

Translation

Anabelle Bruch, HFUU

HI

 

Baseline Survey Phase 2

Outreach/Education

Dr Kuan Ju-Chen, University of Guam

Guam

 

Colorado AgrAbility AGSCI Website

Outreach/Education

James Craig, Colorado AgrAbility

CO

 

Mental Awareness & Resiliency Training in Territorial & Small Island States

Outreach/Education

Virendra Verma & Kuan Ju-Chen, NMI Community College and UOG

Guam

 

Colorado AgrAbility Project COMET Training

Outreach/Education

Chad Reznicek, CO State

CO

 

Mitigating Risk for Livestock Producers in Hawaii

Outreach/Education

Shannon Sand, Univ of HI

HI

 

Homesteading for Healing Farmer Veterans

Outreach/Education

Dr Tabitha Garvin-Betancourt, The Rocking Tree Farm

MT

 

QPR for Montana Agricultural Communities

Outreach/Education

Dr Allison Brennan, MSU

MT

2022

 

CRT Community Restorative/Wellness Training

Professional Development

Elena Velez

CA

 

CRT

Outreach/Education

Elena Velez

CA

 

Building & Strengthening the People of the Land

Outreach/Education

Trevor Stephen

NM

 

Soil Health, Mental Health: Growing Together

Outreach/Education

Dr Joseph Carrica

CO

 

Suicide Prevention & Safe Spaces Outreach with Agricultural Workers

Translation

Debi Allessio, Children's Home Society of WA

WA

 

Rural Mental Health Support in Hispanic Agricultural Workers

Outreach/Education

Debi Allessio, Children's Home Society of WA

WA

 

Lowering Stress and Reducing Mental Health Stigma Through Physical Activity

Professional Development

Michelle Grocke, MSU Extension

MT

 

Mental Health First Aid Training

Professional Development

Kevin Meenaghan, Wardroom Success Strategies

WA

 

Growing Extension Mindsets and Capacity for Mental Health Education in Small Pacific Island States

Professional Development

Kuan Ju Chen, University of Guam

Guam

 

Idaho Rural Mental Health Development

Outreach/Education

Talje Hoene, University of Idaho

ID

 

Salud Integral

Outreach/Education

Leticia Rivera, Comunidades Sin Fonteras

WA

 

Arizona Agriculture & Rural Mental Health Program

Outreach/Education

Ashley Jeffers-Sample, University of AZ

AZ

 

Farmer Wellness Weekend Workshop

Outreach/Education

Lori Mercer, Clinton Wilson, Chad Reznicek

WA

 

Interpreting the WRASAP Baseline Survey in California for Farmworker Participation Translation

Esmeralda Mandujano, UC Davis

CA

2023

 

Building  Capacity for Mental Health Education and Extension in Guam

Professional Development

Kuan Ju Chen, University of Guam

Guam

 

The 2023 AgrAbility National Training Workshop

Professional Development

Elena Velez

 

2023 AgrAbility National Training Workshop to Help support Ask In Earnest

Professional Development

Darla Tyler-McSherry, Ask In Earnest

MT

 

OT's Role in Agriculture

Professional Development

Brenda Fonseca, University of the Pacific & Cal AgrAbility

CA

 

COMET Training to Tailo

Professional Development

Annie Keeney, San Diego State University

CA

 

Tailoring Mental Health First Aid Training to Address the Secondhand Effects of Substance Abuse Among Hispanic/Latino Migrant Farmworkers

Outreach/Education

Annie Keeney, San Diego State University

CA

 

AgrAbility Regional Workshop in Hawaii

Professional Development

Elena Velez

CA

 

Ergonomic Safety & Health in Agriculture…A few issues and solutions

Professional Development

Candiss Leathers, Goodwill Colorado, Colorado AgrAbility

CO

 

AgrAbility Regional Workshop in Hawaii

Professional Development

Robert Fetch, Colorado AgrAbility

CO

 

MHFA Trainer Workforce Development

Professional Development

Danielle Smith, Valley-Wide Health Systems

CO

 

Building Stronger Communities: Enhancing Mental Health Education and Outreach Professional Development

Kuan Ju Chen, University of Guam

Guam

 

Licensed Occupational Therapist Networking in HI

Professional Development

Brenda Fonseca, University of the Pacific & Cal AgrAbility

CA

 

Developing Allied Skills at Malama the Farmer Conference- AgrAbility Regional Meeting Professional Development

Maria Dod, The Professional Tax Services

CA

 

Expanding Reach to Hawaii's Rural Farmers to help reduce production/financial stress Outreach/Education

Amjad Abdullah Ahmad, University of Hawaii at Manoa

HI

 

How do we feel about discussing mental health? Mental Health Needs Assessment Outreach/Education

Whitney Stone, Oregon State University

OR

 

Hawaii's Ag Mental Health Mentor Program, Cohort #2

Outreach/Education

Thao N Le, University of Hawaii

HI

 

Homesteading for Healing - Phase 2

Outreach/Education

Dr Tabitha Garvin-Betancourt, Rocking Tree Farm

MT

 

The Ask In Earnest Education and Outreach Campaign in Ten Rural Montana Counties Outreach/Education

Darla Tyler-McSherry

MT

 

Building and Strengthening the People of the Land II: Stress talk project

Outreach/Education

Trevor Stephen

NM

 

Integrating Balance and Strength Training to Build Farmworker Community

Outreach/Education

Esmeralda Mandujano, UC Davis

CA

 

Increasing Climate Change-Related Mental Health Awareness and Resiliency

Outreach/Education

Maud Powell, OSU

OR

 

Los Colibris Promotores Program

Outreach/Education

Esmeralda Garza, De Colores Resource Center

CA