Community Safety Grants – FY 2018

The purpose of this grant is to ensure communities are prepared to respond to hazardous materials incidents and that state and local enforcement personnel are adequately training in the Hazardous Materials Regulations.

The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) (P.L.

114-94
credit:

- December 4, 2015), authorizes PHMSA’s Community Safety grant program.

PHMSA, through this competitive grant opportunity, is requesting applications from nonprofit organizations to (1) conduct national outreach and training programs to assist communities in preparing for and responding to accidents and incidents involving the transportation of hazardous materials, including Class 3 flammable liquids by rail; and (2) to train state and local personnel responsible for enforcing the safe transportation of hazardous materials, including Class 3 flammable liquids.

Agency: Department of Transportation

Office: PHMSA Hazmat Grants

Estimated Funding: $1,000,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Grants.gov

Additional Information of Eligibility:
The FY 2018 Community Safety Grant is open to nonprofit organizations that have the ability to train state and local personnel responsible for enforcing the safe transportation of hazardous materials; or develop best practice guidance on ways to connect with and increase awareness of state and local emergency responders, appropriate Federal, state, local and tribal government organizations, and the general public of hazardous materials being transported through communities.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.grants.gov

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Alternate Contact: Shakira Mack email;Shakira.Mack@dot.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-05-22

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-07-22



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