The U. S. Department of Labor (DOL), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), is making $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)
2014 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.
The number of grants awarded will be determined by MSHA's evaluation of grant applications, not to exceed 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 will not be awarding renewal (two-year) grants in FY 2014 under this solicitation for grant applications (SGA).
This notice contains all of the information needed to apply for grant funding.