Susan Harwood Training Grant, FY 2015, (Targeted Topics)

The U. S. Department of Labor (DOL), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is soliciting applications from nonprofit organizations for grants to provide training and educational programs for workers and/or employers.

Nonprofit organizations, including qualifying labor unions, community-based

and faith-based organizations, and employer associations, that are not an agency of a state or local government, are eligible to apply.

Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, and Native Hawaiian organizations are eligible to apply in accordance with Executive Order 1317 5. Additionally, state or local government-supported institutions of higher education are eligible to apply in accordance with OMB 2 CFR 200 and DOL exceptions in 2 CFR 290 0. Grants are awarded under Section 21 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) to provide training and education programs for workers and employers on the recognition, abatement, and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace, and to inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under the OSH Act.

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), in conjunction with funding opportunity number SHTG-FY-15-02, announces the availability of approximately $ 3. 5 million for Susan Harwood Training Grant Program grants in FY 201 5. OSHA is thus awarding funds for Targeted Topic Training and Targeted Topic Training and Educational Materials Development grants, and Capacity Building grants announced in SHTG-FY-15-0 2. Two types of grants are being announced in this funding opportunity:
• Targeted Topic Training and • Targeted Topic Training and Educational Materials Development grants.

DOL expects to award multiple grants.

For a full description of each of these grant categories and their respective application components see Section II.B.
Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Estimated Funding: $3,500,000


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations, including qualifying labor unions, community-based and faith-based organizations, and employer associations, that are not an agency of a state or local government are eligible to apply.

Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, and Native Hawaiian organizations are eligible to apply in accordance with Executive Order 13175.

Additionally, state or local government supported institutions of higher education are eligible to apply in accordance with OMB 2 CFR 200 and DOL exceptions in 2 CFR 2900.

Eligible organizations can apply independently for funding.

For partnerships, each separate organization will be considered a prime grantee, but one organization must be designated as the lead organization for purposes of liaison with DOL and for receiving and disbursing funds.

Sub-grants are not authorized.

Subcontracts, if any, must be awarded in accordance with 29 CFR 95.40-48, as well as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) circulars which require full and open competition for procurement transactions to the maximum extent practicable.

A 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization, as described in 26 U.S.C.

501(c)(4), that engages in lobbying activities will not be eligible for the receipt of federal funds constituting an award, grant or loan.

See 2 U.S.C.

1611.

Applicants other than state or local government supported institutions of higher education will be required to submit evidence of nonprofit status, as outlined in Section VI.I.6.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:
Jason Rasmussen, Program Analyst,Phone 847–759-7700

Agency Email Description:
E-Mail questions to

Agency Email:
HarwoodGrants@dol.gov

Date Posted:
2015-04-09

Application Due Date:
2015-06-02

Archive Date:
2015-07-02



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