MSHA Ready to Award Brookwood-Sago Grants

The agency is making $550,000 available for educational and training programs to prevent unsafe conditions in and around mines.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration is making $550,000 available in Brookwood-Sago Grants for educational and training programs to help identify, avoid, and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines. The focus of these FY2013 grants is training and training materials for mine emergency preparedness and mine emergency prevention for all underground mines.

States and nonprofits, private or public, are eligible, with the application deadline being Aug. 31. Each grant will be at least $50,000, with the maximum amount for a 12-month period of $150,000. MSHA won't be awarding renewal (two-year) grants in this time.

MSHA will award grants on or before Sept. 30. Applications for grants must be submitted electronically using http://www.grants.gov.

For additional information on this solicitation (SGA 13-3BS), contact Robert Glatter at glatter.robert@dol.gov or at 202-693-9570.

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