The U. S. Department of Labor (DOL), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), is making up to $1,000,000 available in grant funds for education and training programs to help identify, avoid, and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines.
The focus of these grants for Fiscal Year
(FY) 2016 will be on training and training materials for mine emergency preparedness and mine emergency prevention for all underground mines.
Applicants for the grants may be States and nonprofit (private or public) entities, including U. S. territories, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, and Native Hawaiian organizations.
MSHA could award as many as 20 grants.
The amount of each individual grant will be at least $50,00 0. 00 and the maximum individual award will be $250,00 0. This notice contains all of the information needed to apply for grant funding.
The closing date for applications will be September 9, 2016, (no later than 11:59 p.m.
MSHA will award grants on or before September 30, 201 6. ADDRESSES:
Grant applications for this competition must be submitted electronically through the Grants.gov site at www.grants.gov.
If applying online poses a hardship to any applicant, the MSHA Directorate of Educational Policy and Development will provide assistance to help applicants submit online.