To provide mine safety and health training and education programs for workers and mine operators, to better identify, avoid, and prevent unsafe working conditions in and around mines. To establish and implement education and training programs, or to develop training materials for employers and miners, concerning safety and health topics in mines, as determined appropriate by Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Mine Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants, 30 U.S.C. 965
Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants, 30 U.S.C 965; Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 (MINER Act), Public Law 109-236. Section 14, Public Law 109-236
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Any mining State of the United States, nonprofit public and private organizations.
Mine operators and any organization employing miners or creating training materials.
Any credential or documentation requirements are detailed in each solicitation for grant applications. See the Federal Register for solicitation for grant applications. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. None
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Application procedures are detailed in each solicitation for grant applications. See the Federal Register for each solicitation for grant applications.
Competitive grant applications, submitted in response to a solicitation for grant application, will be reviewed by a panel for consistency with the solicitation for grant application requirements, and are subject to availability of funds and performance achievement. Funding decisions are at the discretion of the Assistant Secretary.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Timeframes are detailed in each solicitation for grant applications. See the Federal Register for solicitation for grant applications.
Renewal and option year availability is detailed in each solicitation for grant applications. All awards are based on single-year budget authority. Renewal and option year funding, when provided, is subject to availability of funds and performance achievement. See the Federal Register for solicitation for grant applications.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria are contained in the Federal Register Notice soliciting applications.
How may assistance be used?
Provides grants to states, public, and private nonprofit organizations to provide training and other educational programs or develop training materials for employers and miners concerning safety and health topics in priority areas designated by MSHA.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Records must be retained for 3 years following grant closeout or final audit, whichever is later.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Length of time and phasing of assistance are detailed in each solicitation for grant applications. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
201 12th Street South
Arlington, VA 22202 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$250,000.00; FY 19 est $400,000.00; FY 20 est $400,000.00; FY 17$250,000.00; FY 15$1,000,000.00; FY 16$100,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
At a minimum, $50,000, depending on the project needs as detailed in the solicitation for grant application and availability of funds.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, Public Law 91-173 as amended by Public Law 95-164.
Examples of Funded Projects