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) 2017 will be on training and training materials to better identify, avoid and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines.
Applicants for the grants may be States (to include the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands) and private or public nonprofit entities, to include 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. MSHA may incrementally fund these grants based on milestones and availability of funds.
This notice contains all of the information needed to apply for grant funding.
The closing date for applications will be March 24, 2017, (no later than 11:59 p.m.
MSHA will award grants on or before April 10, 201 7. 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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Any questions regarding this FOA 17-3BS should be directed to Janice Oates at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-693-9573 (this is not a toll-free number) or Krystle Mitchell at Mitchell.Krystle@dol.gov or 202-693-9570 (this is not a toll-free number).